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|C$ 675||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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|C$ 265||or less|
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|C$ 186||or less|
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Great staff - fun and casual . - price was great"
Pros: "served some great refreshments even while serving was going on they made it easy to sleep"
Pros: "It was great we had a nice Tailwind that got us in 50 min early . Space in seating was more than adequit."
Cons: "Their wasn't anything I disliked."
Pros: "Didn't utilize food or entertainment"
Pros: "the fly was really smooth"
Cons: "i was not very happy about them leaving all 4 of my luggage Hawaii.. did received them the next day but still not happy about it."
Pros: "Overall a great experience"
Cons: "My luggage was off loaded in Juneau and staff was not very helpful in providing information on claims etc....Very disappointed with Alaska Airlines."
Pros: "The crew is efficient, friendly, and professional."
Cons: "No Wi-Fi, and the boxes of food leave something to be desired."
Pros: "Flying is difficult because it is so crowded but this is just part of travel. Alaska Airlines does a great job of getting us where we are going, on time."
Cons: "need more space"
Cons: "Boarded early because of disability, crew unable to assist in placing carry-on in overhead bin (bad back, medical reason or other excuses). Intermittent "rough flight" Lavatory - not flushed when entered, reported to crew. Problem ?"
Pros: "Clean plane. Friendly accommodating staff."
Pros: "Mostly smooth flight and good service."
Cons: "Didn't use provided entertainment service."
Pros: "I like the fact that this fight travels quickly and safely over some of the world's most inhospitable lands."
Cons: "This fight does not have a movie or full meal service. It also does not have jet ways. However it is better than the Ravn flight."
Pros: "Captain's flight commentary good Crew fine. Plane fine."
Cons: "slow, untimely, disorganized boarding Couldn't get seat assignment online or at airport."
Pros: "Power connection"
Cons: "seat was not comfortable. Back and legs ached."
Cons: "My wife cleaned the seat headrest with a disinfectant wipe and it was very dirty."
Pros: "Was seated by a very nice couple."
Cons: "The plane was crowded. I was very upset to find that on a 6 hour flight I not only had to pay for entertainment I didn't even get to finish watching what I paid for. Was really pissed that on a 6 hour flight I had to starve because you also charge for food! Didn't have a credit card only cash that was refused so I was unable to eat."
Pros: "Excellent flight no problems"
Pros: "This flight connects a remote area of Alaska to Anchorage. It Is piloted by very skilled crew members. It is as reliable as it can be under the circumstances. If you are in row 17 there is plenty of leg room."
Cons: "In Bethel there is no jet way. In Anchorage if the flight is a Combi who still must walk outside. The meals are packaged and you must pay for them. And there is no Wi-Fi or entertainment."
Cons: "I think that food should be served with flight and just add the cost on the ticket."
Pros: "On time (or early). Very friendly service. Power outlets for each seat. Free Mai Tai on return to Honolulu. Chicken meal for purchase was tasty and appropriate value. Fast baggage service. Ticket fare was below other airlines."
Cons: "No included entertainment. I know it's the norm for the industry, but beverage service is infrequent and pretzels hardly do much to curb appetite. Offering drinks for purchase more frequently would be nice. Coach seats were not uncomfortable but they are rarely wide or have enough leg room to score a 5 on comfort."
Pros: "After my awful experiance with Virgin Airlines... Yes, I know about the big buyout/merger that will be happening... Hopefully I won't have to endure to much of the merge being from Alaska. Thank you for the Club49 membership benefits and for knowing what customer service really is all about! I fly Alaska. And there's a reason!!!"
Cons: "Ak Air always is on it."
Pros: "Finally got to Anchorage"
Cons: "Bypassed by crew members for drinks two times and delayed arrival by nearly 3 hrs from originally scheduled."
Pros: "They were very friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "That you have to purchase entertainment on a 6 hour flight."
Pros: "Pre check in at home made security check through very fast. I highly recommend doing this."
Cons: "that there were no blankets available"
Cons: "Asked for wheelchair. None waiting for me at anchorage or portland."
Pros: "I have flown with other carriers and am always irritated and disappointed. Alaska has yet to let me down."
Cons: "I want food. And movie. Like back in the good old days."
Pros: "The crew was great. Only problem was we were in the back row and by the restrooms. The people who were going to the restroom didn't bother me. But there was one woman who just stood back there for over 30min. That was really annoying and should not be allowed. Made me really claustrophobic."
Cons: "That the woman was allowed to stand there was never asked to sit down. She had her hand on my seat and her elbow at one point. For what I had to pay I shouldn't have had to have this person in my space."
Pros: "Flight attendents and captain were all great people"
Pros: "It our honeymoon. We told the flight attendant just in casual conversation and she moved us to a better seat with more leg room and gave us a free treat on the flight. We have always loved Alaska airlines and I hope always will :-). Thank you!!!"
Cons: "Nothing nothing and more nothing! Lol We loved everything:-)"
Pros: "I was allowed to change my seat online before flight to a preferred location."
Cons: "Players handed out on plane- I think they ran out before they got to me, or not offered- was unaware of price, etc... Unclear that snack tray contained other than snacks, may have purchased food if aware of offerings- maybe should have read AK air mag in seat pocket?"
Pros: "I basically fell in love with the guy sitting next to me. We talked the entire flight and connected in a way I have never connected with a complete stranger before. It was exhilarating! But besides that, I really appreciated the pilot giving weather updates and information about what areas could be seen out of the window."
Cons: "I was given a seat that did not recline without being told about this before hand. Unfortunate circumstance."
Cons: "This flight was first delayed, then not listed on the reader board. Then the flight added a stop over in Seattle for the the only reason that the crew was maximizing their allowed time to work. This delayed arrival at final destination. They could have brought on a fresh crew in Chicago but they did not do that."
Pros: "The crew was nicer. New plane."
Cons: "I've never in all the years I've been flying have I been treated like I was way below the people who work there. I think I'll stick with Delta if I can help it."
Pros: "I liked the flight attendants and the customer service that was provided to me before I boarded the flight. They did an excellent job."
Cons: "I did not like having to ride the middle seat. Hopefully next time I travel alone I'm lucky enough to get the window or aisle seat."
Pros: "Friendly, caring, and knowledgable staff"
Cons: "No hot food choice on 6+ hour flight."
Pros: "Alaskan information booth they were rude no help and I was very disappointed"
Cons: "Studer us were very cordial or polite"
Pros: "Friendly employees both within the terminal and on the flights! Clean planes!!"
Pros: "The fast flight and the movies"
Cons: "It was hot!"
Cons: "I was traveling with my son, when my son wanted to move to a window seat the fight attendant said she'll look into it and she didn't my son took it upon himself and moved since there were a lot of seats empty."
Pros: "It was a smooth flight and on time"
Cons: "great service, first time flying with Alaska Airlines"
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "I enjoyed my flight. Food, entertainment were not applicable for this flight. Having option N/A to respond would get more accurate opinion."
Cons: "There is nothing I can make negative comment on."
Pros: "The crew was very very nice and courteous. They definitely got their job done and made sure that passengers were taken care of."
Pros: "You need a not applicable option, as I did not partake in the food or entertainment. Flight arrived early!"
Pros: "The crew was so friendly and they really seemed to enjoy their job. There was a screaming child and a flight attend did a great job at helping her calm down with some cool looking wings. Even though I didn't rent them, I liked how entertainment tables were avaible. Again I had plenty of space in my seat so I was comfortable the whole time, non of my limbs feel asleep! Best part is we got to ANC almost a half hour early! Two thumbs up!!"
Cons: "I really enjoyed this flight the crew was wonderful, but I wish I would of been offered something to drinks second time. The tea was just so good!!"
Cons: "Drink service"
Pros: "I liked having the entertainment system on the Minneapolis to Atlanta flight. I was able to watch the football game which made the time go by more quickly. The crew was excellent and provided good service even though I did not have any food or drinks."
Cons: "I am always dismayed by how long it takes to get passengers on the plane. Once on the plane, it also takes too much time to get passengers seated. Passengers continue to bring luggage which takes up too much space in the overhead bins and have more items than permitted. I do not bring luggage on board because it is too hard to find space and it holds up the boarding process."
Pros: "No food, late by hour"
Pros: "Crew is amazing, seats are pretty good."
Cons: "On time, baggages checked in and were made available on time."
Pros: "the young man who was our flight attendant was just terrible. He could care less about his job. Name I think was Nathan."
Pros: "Use my built up miles for the SEA-ANC leg of our trip, as to physically price it out as one ticket usually increases the fare by 300-600 u$d depending upon time of year. As it was the tail end of an already long journey (OKA-ICN/ICN-SEA), booked the First Class Cabin. Every mile was worth it."
Pros: "Good snacks, comfortable flight."
Cons: "Food really bad on both segments."
Pros: "The entertainment was nice."
Cons: "If the screen wasn’t behind the seat. I could hear the tapping of the person behind me."
Pros: "Quick easy flight"
Pros: "I will say that this has been the best flight my husband and I have ever had. The crew members were very nice and helpful. This has been the smoothest flight we have ever had as well."
Pros: "The counter assistant change my seats and my wife and me seat together"
Cons: "Hot cabin"
Pros: "Not too bad once we got on the plane"
Cons: "They make up this lame excuse about a slight delay on the plane arriving and having no flight attendants to get on the plane on time. This delayed our flight by two hours. They need to staff their flights !"
Pros: "Incredible service, great entertainment options, comfy seats"
Pros: "The quickness of boarding n the crew"
Cons: "the landin n small seats"
Pros: "Wonderful plane, delicious food, great variety of drinks. Lots of movies to select from"
Pros: "They let us preboard because of my handicap. And we slep through boarding til we landed."
Pros: "Everything was perfect, everyone was nice, there was lots of room, the crew offered snacks frequently, WiFi had a great connection and there was a wide array of entertainment."
Cons: "There was a problem with the plane that they told us after we boarded that delayed our plane an hour. But hey, better safe than sorry!"
Pros: "Very good flight. Nice staff that seemed to enjoy their jobs. Great smiles and personable. Modern and clean plane with WiFi and charging outlets"
Cons: "There was a mechanical issue that delayed departure. Fortunately I did not have a connection to make. The crew made sure to communicate with everyone onboard frequently so we were aware of the situation and progress. They handled everything well which was reassuring for my peace of mind."
Cons: "Consumer beware - you will be lied to by people at every level. They can mess up your reservation and then not let you fly. Good luck they are big companies and you are just one person and they won’t answer a call or email you. You will lose!"
Pros: "Alaska Airlines is way overpriced and way less comfortable than Delta. I’m a Delta loyalist forever now!"
Cons: "could not check in on line as you did not give us the confirmation of the carrier we used which was not west jet the one you booked us through. You need to fix this problem for us to use you again"
Pros: "really great service, arrived early, as good as it gets."
Pros: "Nothing, they didn’t care about you or to help, the llady was so rude and unfriendly, this situation ruin my whole trip"
Cons: "I call in advance to paid the fees for baggage, I call Aeromexico because was the main airline for the fly, but Delta at Seattle made me paid again the fees for baggage’s even by phone they said that I didn’t need to paid. BE AWARE AND CAREFUL BECAUSE THE LADIES IN THE FRONT DESK didn’t even look the paperwork that you have in hand, they only want to charge you saying that your payment thru Aeromexico didn’t help you in the 1st fly. How this can happen when Delta and Aeromexico are two subsidiary one of another ?"
Pros: "Almonds as a snack. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "No entertainment and my table was broken. The air from the vents was also colder. Not much leg room and I have short legs."
Pros: "The crew as well as the pilot gave a lot of information to the customer due to a delay of 10min. Very professional. The pilot even said good bye in person to the customers leaving the plane, I really appreciated it :) The whether conditions in Seattle were very bad (windy, bumpy, rain, and night) and the pilot landed the plane as a pro! Thank you!"
Cons: "Nothing. Delta is the best airline in North America"
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: "Snack choices updated aircraft"
Cons: "No entertainment options"
Cons: "There was a kid screaming on both flights and t was not a good time"
Cons: "Not supplying headphones Crew not to helpful, one unpolite Refreshments ridiculous"
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."
Cons: "When they called for passengers with infants and those who needed more time they also called for anyone who wanted to check their luggage. So of course people cut right in front of me as I was about to scan my pass. What is the point of asking us to come up if they are just going to let people jump in front of me."
Pros: "For once the food was good"
Cons: "Screaming out of control children. Parents not caring that their children were constantly running up and down the aisles. Crew unable or unwilling to intervene."
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."
Cons: "One hour late after a stay over already 4 hours."
Cons: "I couldnt watch any movie because the re was a buzz where the Earphones need to be conected."
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: "Friendly staff/ comfortable seating."
Pros: "Everything else fine."
Cons: "Made me check my bag - even though ther was plenty of overhead bin space."
Cons: "Plane was hot but that seems common for these small planes during the summer."
Cons: "I was separately seated from my husband and had to seat in the middle because my ticket status was economy"
Pros: "Good flight, professional people."
Pros: "Nice entertainment offerings on the Indy to MSP flight"
Cons: "Cramped seats, poor food, inattentive flight attendants"
Cons: "Several hours was added to my travel day when my Calgary to Seattle flight was cancelled and I was rerouted from Calgary to Vancouver to Seattle. It seems to me that if an airline initiated change that significant occurs, I should have an option given me to change my itinerary."
Pros: "Low price."
Cons: "Delta provided no information as to why the flight was late. No earlier flights on other airlines were offered."
Pros: "Seated my husband I together (finally) at very back of plane next to window (not our preference)."
Cons: "My husband and I although booked together were seated in middle seats 9 rows apart. We atrempted to change our seats online at KLM (not possible), online at Delta (didn't recognize our KLM purchased flight), in person at KLM counter in SVG, in person with THE Delta rep at the check-in gate in AMS...no one could help us due to different systems used for seating for each company that the other one doesn't have access to. Flights booked by one company and operated by another seem common enough that this system needs to be improved. - Silver KLM travelers Also WAY too hot on plane."
Pros: "Had exit row so more leg room"
Cons: "Did not announce zones well, no entertainment."
Pros: "All went well"
Pros: "yes every thing was good.."
Pros: "The check-in process was very easy and friendly. The flight attendants seemed nicer than other airlines."
Pros: "Good humoured , polite and attentive crew"
Pros: "As always, great service and flight"
Cons: "Nothing to complain about"
Pros: "left on time, friendly crew"
Cons: "Seats are worn out"
Pros: "Flight crew were all smiles."
Cons: "Delayed because something was frozen to the plane. Then delayed again getting de-iced."
Cons: "Delayed over a hour"
Pros: "The friendliness, the options through the app with movies etc"
Cons: "Security took way to long to clear."
Pros: "The airline crew was amazing. The airport staff went above and beyond to help my mother through the airport."
Cons: "Old plane. No WiFi. Movie options were limited."
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Cons: "WestJet app to watch movies and tv not available. Only old screens in back of seats."
Pros: "Great airport, friendly and helpful staff. Onto e departure and arrival and very little baggage wait in Vancouver"
Pros: "It was smooth and uneventful."
Cons: "It was all fine."
Pros: "I really enjoyed"
Cons: "Due to the fact that my trip to was not clearly indicated as non stop it is the first time in thirty years of regular travel that I did not have a direct flight to Calgary. Then I was not able to change my flight at the airport even though there was room available on a direct Westjet flight leaving as close to the same time. But the worst part as after landing we waited for a very long time for the plane to pull up to a gate (unnecessarily burning fuel and poluting the environment). And finally we waited another very long time for the doors of the plane to be opened for disembarkation. More than 3/4 of an hour waiting on the ground after a one hour flight very late in the evening. As a result I hat to take a cab home from the airport. Now I will try my best to not fly Westjet."
Pros: "The on board entertainment is very good, just remember to download the westjet connect app."
Cons: "Seats are ok, very cramped together, hard to get in and out of. I had picked plus seats but kayak didn't honor my selection so was forced to sit at the rear of the plane. As for the flight itself, the airliner sells only Coca Cola products, no cash purchases, credit and debit only. No free bag checks,"
Pros: "Very entertaining flight crew. One attendant cracked jokes sang happy birthday announced wedding party . Never boring very friendly"
Pros: "Great seatmate. Friendly crew. That is a plus."
Cons: "Wish the seats weren't so tight and close to each other."
Cons: "the 3 hr security line up"
Cons: "One of the crew members was not careful enough while taking something out of the overhead cabinet and dropped something on my head while I was asleep. The crew apologized but it should not have happened in the first place while the aircraft was flying smoothly and there was no turbulence of any kind at that time."
Cons: "Il serait bien d'avertir plus à l'avance les passagers au sujet de l'application nécessaire pour l'entertainement ou permettre de l télécharger via le wifi de westjet"
Pros: "Overall everything"
Cons: "It was freezing cold, and blankets now cost $4.00! So I spent the whole red eye shivering, even in my sweater! I could feel the cold air hitting me the whole flight. The boarding was confusing, with no organized lines or anything. Some of the announcements were too quiet to hear."
Pros: "The crew and staff were great on the plane. Could use more staff at the checked bags area but overall good experience"
Cons: "More agents at the check in desk"
Pros: "Westjet staff are consistently *way* friendlier than Air Canada"
Cons: "-Inbound flight arrived late, our flight departed even later. Not the staff's fault that two separate parties had ID/security issues, but I've seen staff at other airports walk along the line and review ID before boarding starts and it prevents those issues from delaying the flight. -Short flight = crappy snacks. Nacho sticks or dry coffee cookies, both pretty unpalatable."
Pros: "The staff with West Jet are extremely helpful and friendly. I wish the American carriers would take lessons from them."
Pros: "WestJet staff and crew fantastic"
Pros: "Attendants made the flight very enjoyable I hope you honour them for their amazing service."
Pros: "Luggage came fast. Car rental was great."
Cons: "Changed planes, changed seats after paying for advanced booking. Service was poor, cabin was hot."
Cons: "The long wait to get my baggage."
Pros: "Staff was kind as usual. Some channels didn't work so they gave us complimentary movies."
Pros: "Seamless boarding"
Pros: "Staff were friendly"
Cons: "Waiting for our checked bags for 45 minutes. Utterly ridiculous, especially with the tiny plane we were on."
Cons: "No internet and therefore no in flight entertainment."
Pros: "Timeliness of the boarding"
Cons: "Lack of access to entertainment without having our own personal device to view and having to download an app to be able to view entertainment"
Pros: "We arrived safely and on time"
Cons: "No entertainment unless you paid for wifi, but with a less than two hour flight the price was rediculous. There was no food or drink, other than water or coffee, unless you wanted to pay almost $2 for a mini can of pop."
Pros: "It was quick and efficient"
Pros: "Brought our own sandwiches.."
Cons: "We were invited to send our carry iron bags to the hold at the gate. We delivered them to the plane door on the jetway. My wife's bag didn't make it from Edmonton to London Gatwick. That's the last time I send anything to the hold ."
Pros: "Very friendly, laidback staff - both in the terminal and on the flight. The onboard wifi was also great and quite affordable!"
Cons: "Upon arrival, we waited quite a long time for our baggage to be unloaded without an updates."
Pros: "Food was good and prompt."
Cons: "Delayed 30 minutes"
Pros: "The attendants were very cordial and considerate."
Cons: "My son did not do well with the food on the trip. He became ill. The food did not smell particularly delicious."
Cons: "They didn't let us know ahead of time and there wouldn't be televisions. If you hadn't downloaded the WestJet app you couldn't watch TV. You had to rent a tablet for seven dollars or buy an Internet package to download the app. That's fine just frustrating"
Pros: "Crew did their best."
Cons: "Lost time on a short holiday by the delay and by the lost luggage. Shopping took time and cost me money."
Pros: "My first flight with WestJet. Lots of legroom. Very comfortable."
Pros: "Too many delays."
Cons: "The flight didn't provide free upgrades although the seats were empty for premium class."
Pros: "Good service. Really nice smooth flight."
Pros: "everything ran very smooth . friendly staff."
Cons: "uncomfortable seat not enough space."
Cons: "Better customer services"
Pros: "Crew was great! Aircraft had the tv’s in the back of the seats, so we got to watch movies and be entertained. Flight was smooth and landing was perfect. Couldn’t ask for better!"
Cons: "Everything went great!"
Pros: "Fine but still crowded and stupid mask policy means nothing on a crowded airplane"
Pros: "Great Crew on the Second Leg from DFW to SPI"
Pros: "Nothing Not happy with the airline Canceled this reservation less than a week after I booked it Would not refund me"
Pros: "I like the Airbus models. They offer a bit more overhead storage & the cabin seems a bit bigger."
Cons: "Better snack offerings, however I realize it’s a red-eye flight."
Pros: "Flight left on time."
Cons: "No charging points at seat and armrest headphone jacks did not work."
Cons: "Too cold"
Pros: "Overall is a good flight"
Pros: "Left lake but still made it on time"
Cons: "Aircraft was hot. I volunteered to check my carry on and on other airlines they’d let you board early but the lady just made excuses. It’s fine if that’s policy but I don’t appreciate made up excuses."
Cons: "We stayed one hour in the plane without any reason"
Pros: "Flights are on time, and the information on the app was accurate and timely"
Cons: "Not much... it was the easiest flight I’ve taken in some time!"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "I just don’t understand how a flight can be delayed three hours from weather the day before. And, of course, we arrived and there was no gate for us. They had three hours to have a gate ready for us. AA fail!"
Pros: "staff was nice, but check-in is clumsy and inefficient"
Cons: "plane from Prague to Philly is ancient, still has the drop-down screens from 1981 and the radio station dial for listening in, but that didn't even matter as the video system was down for half the flight. No electrical charging capability unless you carry a car adapter with you. Overhead space was tiny. At least they had headrests, which is weird since the seats are obviously 30+ years old. Business class and first have been upgraded with new features."
Cons: "Flight delayed two hours."
Cons: "Sitting next to emergency exit door with a peep hole for light. Also next to toilette so everyone had to pass us. No overhead above us so our medical and personal items were stowed in 3 places initially."
Cons: "There was no entertainment. Serats were something I'd find in a B-grade, derelict porn movie theatre ....not that I have any experience with a B-or even A-grade porn movie theatre"
Pros: "Relatively comfortable!"
Cons: "It was late."
Pros: "Best landing ever, like a butterfly."
Pros: "We got there"
Pros: "Not turbulence"
Cons: "On time slept the whole way"
Pros: "Nothing. Didn’t happen"
Pros: "The flight was ok with no issues once we were in board"
Cons: "We hot there in plenty of time for our 7 am flight and were bumped to a 12.30 pm flght. When we returned to book in we were being accused of missing our flight. Finally got vhecked in what a pain"
Cons: "I had a connecting flight in DFW to BOS. My plane left late from OKC, giving very little time to get to my connecting flight in DFW. The flight arrived in BOS and I got to the gate at 6:15pm; with a flight departure of 6:25pm. I felt the gate agent handled the situation very poorly. Instead of letting me, and another passenger with the same situation as mine, let us know why the gate was closed 10 minutes prior to departure was rude and brusque and said sorry, nothing could be done. A simple explanation of why we couldn't board would have gone a long way. She finally barked out for us to go to Customer Service to re-route us. Customer Service was very slow and the agents had attitudes. I did get on an AA flight the next morning, including comp vouchers for dinner and breakfast, but I missed an entire day of the conference I was attending in Boston."
Pros: "American airlines managed to get me to my destination."
Cons: "It was an awful ride. The food was horrendous. The plane was ancient. No outlets, no personal TVs. The plane looks like it was from the 1990s."
Cons: "We did not get on this flight because AA's scheduled it 90 minutes after landing from an Int'l flight. Why don't airlines schedule a minimum 3hours between Int'l-domestic connections. half the plane was stressing and freaking out about missing their connection even though the plane landed on time. "AA is not responsible for customs/security delays". Well, your customer service agents would have a lot less work if you didn't have to reschedule 100 people per flight. The time the plane drives/parks at the gate, you get off the plane and make it through customs, get your bag, recheck it (if need be, we didn't this time though), get through security and get to your gate, you'll be the luckiest person in the world to do that in less than 90 minutes."
Pros: "Bridget was managing the cancellation lines with finesse, compassion, and urgency. She was a star! The rebooked flight was fast, comfortable, and landed early."
Cons: "Previous flight was canceled and forced us to stay in DC an extra day. Watched flights continue to arrive and depart from our hotel room. Rebooked using the mobile app but could not check in on mobile or at the kiosk. Waited in line for almost 2 hours for AA to simply check us in and print passes. The flight did not get catering refreshed after landing in DC so no refreshments or snacks were offered during the flight home."
Pros: "have been forced to check in my carry-on bag and waiting to pic it up at the baggage area, resulted that I missed my train"
Cons: "boarding, smooth flight, e-pass option"
Cons: "Late and delayed arrival. No seed assign until I was at the gate"
Pros: "....it all worked as planned.."
Cons: ".... nothing .... it all worked as planned ..."
Pros: "Streaming entertainment with great choices Not too crowded so got my upgrade"
Cons: "Food was disgusting... bland cheese lasagna or small wet noodle salad with piece of chicken. This menu has been going for years! Old B757 No sparkling water but 75 variations of Coca Cola"
Cons: "Unexpected layover in maine. Worst and oldest planes I have ever flown in. Absolutely no entertainment options or Internet from Amsterdam to san francisco!"
Pros: "Flight was smooth, left on time and arrived early."
Cons: "No TVs in the seats to entertain the kids."
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."
Pros: "Not a good experience so nothing"
Cons: "AA failed to allow me to check in at initial arrival in Grande Prairie airport so I had to rush to get a boarding pass in Calgary where the AA agent told me it was not an AA problem and sent me back to WestJet. WestJet discovered that it was an AA problem and returned me to the AA counter where it was resolved. Then I had to rush to catch the flight and missed any opportunity to have a decent lunch between flights. Then there was no food offered on the AA flight to Dallas."
Pros: "The flight was on time and comfortable"
Cons: "That I paid for luggage when most people waited until they were told while boarding so they checked the baggage for free even though it was obviously too large. Maybe it should be checked closer when checking in before going through security."
Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 1hr and 20 minutes since tower mix up and plane was bigger so confusion on seating. I feel stressed cause I will be missing a full day of work because of this delay and pretty pissed off. Would like some sort of compensation"
Pros: "Same as above "loved everything" excellent flight!!!"
Cons: "Surly, bossy manner of gate crew"
Pros: "The service was excellent, and we arrived ahead of schedule."
Cons: "Having to pay $50 to check bags when if I had been able to to Ak Air check in they would have been free"
Pros: "The Crew found and solved the problem."
Cons: "My Family and I missed our 5 a.m. flight Tuesday. We then missed one more 6am. Everyone helped my Family and I to get the 8 O'clock flight. Which we did. And had a good trip home. Missing those flight was not made by my Family. But solving that problem was done smoothly. Sharon T."
Cons: "The seats are terrible. On the first leg I couldn't use the back of the seat. Four hours hunched over in a tiny space is not fun."
Pros: "on time..."
Pros: "COMFORTABLE SEATS EVEN FIR A BIG GUY LIKE ME, FRIENDLY STAFF."
Cons: "LAST RED EYE FLIGHT WAS CANCELLED"
Pros: "It didn't crash"
Cons: "3 hour delay in take off and landing, malfunctioning door not weather caused the delay Moved to other gate and plane with blasts of cold air on passengers Stood on plane after landing Stood on bus waiting to be driven to exit point in terminal Missed the train that I had ticket for, bought online, so I lost the money and lost the day planned around the train schedule (plane was supposed to arrive at 7:10 and it landed after 10:00. I moved as quickly as possible through all stages, with no checked bags, cash in hand, but I missed a 12:30 train and failed to meet the guide lined up to meet me"
Pros: "The flight was very comfortable and all was good."
Cons: "It would be nice if it offered some kind if entertainment Not everyone has a portable device.."
Pros: "Nothing I travel with service animal had to sit in my lap as plane is so small people are packed in like sardines"
Cons: "This is my 3rd time on this same flight and the last two times have been miserable due to plane being small and flight full there is no room to move your legs and my service animal is so stressed from not being able to move for a 5 hour flight that it's become unimaginable to fly this trip again on this carrier"
Cons: "WiFi connection and thereby any information and entertainment did not work. Long wait for luggage."
Cons: "There’s not enough leg room & no food other than pretzels"
Pros: "Extra legroom but I paid for that"
Cons: "Not getting the meal I prepaid for and the curtain of business class constantly hitting me it was not good."
Cons: "Took an hour to de-ice. The snow was forecasted. I understand it's the airport operations, not airline, but there should be a better way."
Pros: "Pretty smooth flight overall. That being said, I don’t mean nd turbulence, the air pockets really get to me. Great service though"
Cons: "Flight wad delayed without letting me know anything for next schedule. and staff was non cooperative."
Cons: "For 2 1/2 hours the baby was kicking the back of my seat. I Thurber around a few times, said something once the the so called parents were not willing to help. I mentioned it to the flight attendednt but being a full flight there were no seat. Changes available. The parents even switched seats but only with each other, they kept the baby behind me. I can only hope they have a baby kicking their seat in the future"
Pros: "The flights are fine, on time."
Pros: "Great service- friendly patient helpful, pilots that kept passengers updated and very reassuring and confident sounding. KAYAK got me perfect seats!"
Cons: "Food wasn’t spectacular, and being limited to credit card purchasing is always a problem for many travellers. Pre-purchasing options are a great option except for last minute wishes."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Air Canada was a disaster on our vacation. Delays, re bookings, cancellations. Every thing was told to us as an excuse from the weather, flight attendant was running late, not staffed enough, need supplies on the plane, someone died, planes needing de-icing, planes too small, planes overbooked... you name it they said it! New York to Toronto, Toronto to Edmonton and return. Not one single flight was on time! We got put in a Hotel - only nice part of the trip - got Vouchers for $15 each - such a low amount!!! Didn't get our luggage with our clothes and amenities to use at the hotel - had to sleep in our plane clothes. Spend extra money we didn't have... it was awful! We will be staying away from Air Canada for awhile!"
Cons: "the turbulance but theres nothing that can be done for that."
Cons: "Bad experience."
Pros: "No surprises."
Cons: "5h travel at noon, no meal, this is a bit cheap."
Pros: "Crew are very nice and approachable. No complain about their service. And flight is on time."
Cons: "Another long delay with Westjet"
Pros: "I needed a wheelchair and they were very friendly and helpful"
Pros: "Crew was polite and helpful."
Cons: "The Edmonton lounge is not sufficient. Minimal food. It is supposed to be above and beyond, but not worth trying to get points for."
Pros: "The trip to Edmonton was very smooth and right on time. Everything was very good.....including the baby behind us. I will fly Air Canada again."
Cons: "I didn't like the change in gate at Edmonton to Vancouver. No one told us until boarding time. Even tho there was ample time to get there since it was the next door gate, I was in a wheelchair and if it had been any further, it could've been a disaster. We arrived right on time. I'd go Air Canada again."
Pros: "Free business class"
Cons: "Food and no entrainment available"
Pros: "was a really great trip- I took the dreamliner last week and that was an amazing treat"
Cons: "Westjet gives pretzels or cookies complementary- I was surprised Air Canada didn't do the same Was a little squishy but all planes are!"
Pros: "Departed and arrived on time as expected. Very good selection of in-flight movies."
Cons: "Interior of aircraft was pretty cramped, but that's to be expected."
Pros: "Flight was on time. Flight attendants were pleasent."
Cons: "Flight was delays from anotjer air company i had to paid 160$ to get on the next one.."
Pros: "Comfortable and quiet"
Cons: "Baggage fees and no snacks."
Cons: "Lost my bag"
Cons: "It was too hot, very warm and could not get the temperature down. Everyone was sweating it was bad."
Cons: "I missed the flight"
Cons: "No breakfast offered for a four hour flight"
Pros: "The crew was inviting, helpful, and very kind."
Cons: "Entertainment system did not work. No WIFI on the plane (which was, admittedly disclosed upon ticket purchase, so it was no fault of air canada). Chairs were very uncomfortable and the individual in front of me reclined fully for the entire trip."
Cons: "Cancelling flights , lying about reasons why, running away from customers when the flight finally after 10 hours was canceled"
Cons: "Both my flights (there and back) were delayed, my luggage was lost after I was asked to volunteer to check it in and on the delay (YYC to YUL), I wasn't even given a food voucher after being made to wait 8h in the airport. This was AFTER the crew promised they would hold the other flights (also operated by AC)"
Cons: "The flight attendant was rude to every single person that asked for anything on the flight. Even someone asking for a simple glass of water was given attitude. I booked my seats over the phone and they were not the seats they told me they were. Aweful service"
Pros: "The way back there was nobody beside us. Nice to have extra room."
Cons: "On the way back there was only one person in business class. Nobody got bumped up"
Cons: "My flight and itinerary was cancelled due to the booking staff i planned my travel arrangements for to Mexico. They cancelled the round trip flights i had departing from vancouver to mexico and back so i never was able to use this flight to Vancouver and now will just have a credit there until used. can provide a better rating once i am able to use the flight."
Pros: "The staff where friendly and easy going, the boarding was also organized and because the flight was really full of you gave the carry on to be checked they allowed you to priority board"
Cons: "The food countinues to be and issue I flew the same airline 2 years ago and the meal options had not changed. The salad was so bland I was certain that I was eating plastic food."
Pros: "The loading was better organized then in the past, so smoother; not as chaotic."
Cons: "No amenities offered other than a free thimble of something to drink. I'm waiting for them to charge for breathable air."
Pros: "Flight was on time. The landing was smooth, not bumpy."
Cons: "Delayed 3 hours !"
Pros: "It was on-time, left enough time to reach connections and my bag arrived."
Cons: "Flight was slightly delayed boarding in NYC but it wasn't a long delay and we left on time."
Pros: "Air Canada front desk people were wonderful and helpful."
Pros: "Smooth ride."
Cons: "The plane was very old and delayed for too long. Way overpriced air fares."
Pros: "Everything was really good"
Cons: "Some staff were very personable and some were the opposite."
Cons: "Staff needed assistance in folding stroller - whereas this has never been a concern on porter. - stroller was thrown on the floor at landing and retrieval."
Cons: "Slow and stupid some of passages"
Pros: "In-flight entertainment console is pretty good"
Cons: "Departure was 40 minutes delayed right off the bat for reasons unknown and unexplained. Then, worse, mechanical trouble on the tarmack, we had to return to the gate and power down the plane, while still remaining on board, unventilated and unpleasantly sweaty, in the dark even for a while. What should have been a quick 1.5 hour flight and 8:30pm arrival thus became a sweaty 4-hour ordeal and almost 11pm arrival. Not the end of the world, but I was a bit taken aback at the absence of apologetic behaviour, like perhaps serving drinks while we're sweating on the tarmack, or heaven forbid, a meal of some sort considering we were departing later than we should have all already been home."
Cons: "Lack of sleep"
Pros: "On time, good service and reasonably comfortable"
Cons: "Food options limited and quality very poor."
Pros: "AC changed to a different plane for our flight at the last minute, so seat assignments were messed up, and we had paid extra to choose seats. So why pay extra for seating when the airline can put you wherever they want at their discretion. In addition there was a minor delay in take off while the flight deck crew had to re-programmed the avionics to our scheduled route. But we made up the time en route and were only a few minutes late. On the whole, not a bad flight experience, just the usual frustration in the process. I long for the days when flying was a pure pleasure."
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