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|May||Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)|
|December||Most popular time to fly (9% more expensive on average)|
Average price round-trip
|C$ 459||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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|C$ 184||or less|
Good deal one-way
|C$ 124||or less|
China Airlines, WestJet and Air France have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Carlsbad. Confirm policies on booking site.
Delta does not allow booking a middle seat on flights to Carlsbad.
You cannot fly directly to Carlsbad. KAYAK recommends you fly to Los Angeles (LAX) (131.05 km from Carlsbad). From there you can rent a car or get a taxi.
The closest airport is San Diego (SAN) (49.42 km). Other nearby airports are Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) (74.93 km), Tijuana Rodriguez (TIJ) (77.03 km) or Ontario (ONT) (102.41 km). KAYAK recommends you fly to Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Airport is 131 kilometres from the centre of Carlsbad. View on Map.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Decent flight, but not a whole lot was 'above and beyond' my expectations."
Cons: "Not many food options for Vegans. Entertainment TVs hard to used and looks outdated."
Pros: "The in seat entertainment system was the best I've ever seen."
Cons: "Premium economy upgrade for $300/seat may not have been worth it. Still hard to sleep in seats."
Pros: "The crew was exceptional, the on board entertainment was fantastic, and you could order snacks and drinks from your seat at any time."
Cons: "The seats were very cramped, extra narrow and almost no leg room. With aflight this long it go rather painful. The upsideit that I was able to distract myself with the provided snacks, drinks, and movies."
Cons: "The handrails didn't come up and it was super cold. Not enough options for tv"
Pros: "Crew was very helpful and friendly"
Cons: "Food was poor"
Pros: "Great flight attendanta. Good food and beverage. Flight was on time"
Cons: "Nothing. Excellent flight overall"
Pros: "The crew were very accommodating and the bar was complimentary! The food was average but the entertainment provided was excellent. Anyone interested in current movies or TV shows will be pleasantly surprised by the selection available. 10 hours never went by quicker!"
Pros: "Awesome flight attendants"
Cons: "We paid extra dor two of the last seats but disnt get those seats and we didnt get refunded for them either"
Pros: "Best flight crew again - super professional and took the time to speak with passengers in economy - impressive!"
Cons: "More food would have been better"
Pros: "Please read notes above -"
Pros: "Air New Zealand is a great airline. They give you a lot of food and the seats seem to have a little more space between them so your knees don't hit the back of the chair!"
Pros: "Decent meals, complimentary drinks including alcohol, more room between seats than some carriers"
Cons: "Seats are not as well padded as some carriers which becomes important on long flights. Heathrow gates are very long distances for anyone with mobility issues and switching terminals is confusing if not done regularly. Onboard staff was helpful. On board entertainment was free and varied. No WiFi?"
Pros: "I could not fly back to the US pr the layover. I got stranded in Berlin. It was horrible."
Cons: "The airlines cancelled my flights back to the USA and the connecting flight. It was horrible customer service when I spoke to British Airways at the counter. Lady in TXL yelled at me to leave her desk and to call Air New Zealand. Air NZ said they cancelled flights then Flyus.com said to deal with Air New Zealand and said my flights got cancelled and that they could not get me another flight. I had to find out how to get out of Berlin. I had to fly to Spain to my cousin’s home because I haf no where to go and did not have money to pay for another flight from Berlin to LAX 1,200 euros. I am still in Europe stuck and it is Monday 4/30. My son needs me in Los Angeles! I will never use Kayak again. What happened to my $878 dollars????"
Pros: "The crew were outstanding as usual . This flight was amazing due to over the top excellence in service especially to me as an older passenger . Probably one of the best flights ever ."
Cons: "Leaving New Zealand again"
Pros: "Wasn't too cold. Entertainment was good, needed more newer show/ movie options,"
Cons: "The touch screen wasn't working and was very slow, seats weren't comfy, felt like we were all squished together."
Pros: "I had always had a pleasant time with this airline but this 2nd longer flight wasn't it's best! I still have good opinions about this airline and plan on using it in the future."
Cons: "My neighbor in a 4 seat section kept elbowing me. Seats seemed to be too close to each other and for people who aren't average weight it is hard for them to stay within their given space. Eating meals was difficult because some people use their elbows all over the place."
Pros: "The staff were very kind. The amendies (pillow, blanket and headphones) were great. The airplane food and wine selection were nice."
Pros: "Customer service and Food was excellent!"
Pros: "On-time flights."
Pros: "entertainment, cleanliness, comfort"
Cons: "seats go far back in front of your face"
Cons: "Delayed by 45 minutes"
Pros: "We upgraded to premium economy, and Tony was very attentive and took great care of us!"
Pros: "I thought there was plenty of leg room in the standard seats. The flight attendants were cordial. No complaints."
Pros: "The skycouch!!The"
Cons: "The entertainment selection was boring."
Pros: "Service was great, kids were comfortable entertained and I loved the movie selection."
Cons: "Food wasn't good but that is low priority for me"
Pros: "Cabin attendants kind, friendly"
Pros: "Good lleg room in the aircraft. Friendly service."
Pros: "How caring and involved the flight crew made everyone comfortable during the long haul."
Cons: "Hard to find anything that was wrong with my flight"
Pros: "Crew, ground and flight crew, were all so friendly and accommodating. Great access to free snacks/drinks, but the best was the seats with the footrests that lift all the way up to form a couch, even for those of us who aren't able to fly business class, but are frequent flyers."
Cons: "The video system wasn't as good as say, Virgin or B.A., but it's such a small issue, compared to the superior comfort of coach in Air New Zealand to the other steerage-like coach classes."
Cons: "Temperature on the plane kept shifting from freezing cold to too hot."
Cons: "It was unpleasantly cold in the cabin, blowing cold wind at it could not be better"
Pros: "Crew was excellent; good and friendly service. On time."
Cons: "15 minute walk from terminal to gate without any pre-warning. Food was mediocre."
Pros: "Free booze."
Cons: "Not worth the extra money for preferred seats. Food was terrible. I figured I could just buy a sandwich or something but they didnt have anything except for pretzels. Even the options they had available on the menu the crew said they didn't have any of it on board. Then the in flight entertainment wasn't working for some people so they had to reboot the system which took about half an hour and I lost my place in the movie I was watchIMG. I guess it helped that they give you free booze, which was helpful in relaxing after all the issues. Overall I did not enjoy this flight even half as much as I did the way there."
Pros: "Plenty of movies. Tight legroom and harder to get into seats with pillows, headsets and blankets on seats and the plastic bags make them slip everywhere.. Maybe pass them out after everyone had boarded."
Cons: "See above. Plus it was a rough turbulent flight."
Pros: "Lovely experience. Great service and atmosphere"
Pros: "Service and attitude superb"
Cons: "comfort and seats. On the flight back, although crowded, it would have been nice to have the assistance that 3 large guys could have used to find a seat. Spent the entire flight sweating between two large gentlemen. Luckily, they were polite and we all managed."
Pros: "Good Service"
Cons: "I payed $50.00 USD on a seat so I would have a bigger seat. However, when I got into the plane, the lady that was going to be seating next to me asked me if I could change my seat with her husband; which was a regular seat. In order to avoid an awkward 12 hour flight, I agreed to change my bigger seat for a smaller seat. I felt disappointment that Air New Zealand separates parties and leaves room for uncomfortable situations. I really did not know what to do in this scenario, I paid for that seat but was in a way forced to give it a away without any refund in order to avoid 12 hours seating with some stranger's wife."
Pros: "Tons of free movies."
Cons: "As a vegan I didnt think the food was great. But they did have food for me to eat so that was nice."
Cons: "No wifi. Limited entertainment. Seats not comfortable. Food was basic."
Pros: "Staff did a great job"
Cons: "The plan was very small feeling for a 777. Much more cramped than any Cathay Pacific or United flight I frequently take."
Pros: "Check in process was very good"
Cons: "Staff is not necessarily as attentive to individual needs as they could be. Many oversights in service. Also, the sound on my video speakers was distorted (loud screeching) that ruled out any chance to watch any movies on this long flight."
Pros: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "Significantly more leg room than other competitors! Even with the person's chair reclined in front of me, I was still able to be comfortable. The staff were excellent, the food was as good as can be (given that it is airline food), the choices for entertainment were great. Lots of overhead storage!"
Cons: "Some of the screens need to be refurbished. The person in the seat behind me had to jab at their screen to make it work (or perhaps they were too lazy to be conscientious?). Mine worked fine but I had to be very cognizant to leave my finger on the screen rather than poke."
Cons: "Lack of leg room"
Pros: "Fabulous! Again, the Flight crew are so friendly. helpful and always smiling. The overnight flight went very fast. The dinners and hot breakfast served were beautiful. Complimentary wine with dinner was lovely."
Pros: "The Air Canada flight to LA was fine. It was the second leg of the trip that wasn't all that good."
Cons: "The very long stop over in LA. The airport is not great."
Pros: "Timeliness, friendliness of flight crew"
Pros: "It was on time,"
Cons: "On going efforts by all the airlines to squeeze as many people as possible in as tight and uncomfortable seating as they can get away with."
Pros: "I felt like I had enough room & was comfortable"
Cons: "Would like to have some form of free entertainment (music, TV show, movie) without renting a tablet"
Cons: "Checked baggage fees"
Pros: "Boarding went very well. The credit was extremely helpful and responsive."
Cons: "Not enough room for individuals with broad shoulders. I felt as though I were either invading my neighbour's space or hanging out in the aisle."
Cons: "I didn't get a blanket or pillow"
Cons: "I had tried multiple times to get a seat at the ticket counter and at the departure gate...when I was finally able to get a seat there were no aisle seats available...that was not helpful as I am required to get up every 1.5 hours and walk around the cabin because of health issues Beverage service was once and no snacks..I am used to this so brought along some snacks but it would have been nice to have peanuts and not only a cold drink but then some coffee."
Pros: "Great crew, on time flight!"
Cons: "The only thing that I didn't like was the airplane, it was an old one and not comfortable at all ;("
Pros: "Mechanical problems delayed the flight so long that I finally gave up and went back home. Missed my little grandson's birtheday which I was completely bummed about.. Sometimes I sense that they operate on a very fragile shoe string! No advance notice that the delays were occuring."
Pros: "The flight crew was amazing. Great flight"
Pros: "Comfortable seats for sleeping/built in headrests. Free entertainment. American codeshare plane."
Cons: "Nothing. Alaska is by far my favorite airline! Virgin is my second favorite. They are now joined. Perfect!"
Pros: "Food vouchers."
Cons: "Being delayed almost 3 hours and getting in after 1 am."
Pros: "Apparently mechanical problems early in the day put our jet 89 min behind, but all involved worked the magic to achieve only a 60 minute late arrival. Loved the sparkling water (she was kind enough to make mine vegan even : - )."
Cons: "Late start and long taxi and long bus rides. BUT, the conversation with the new found friend was off the chain. I'm cool with the Sonoma means a taxi and bus portion - worth the fare."
Pros: "I liked it all"
Pros: "The crew"
Pros: "Coffee Starbucks"
Cons: "Passenger seat 25D was swearing all the time"
Pros: "on time, somewhat"
Cons: "very cramped seats; are my husband and I profiled on airline flights? why are we always placed exactly over the wings or in the rear of the plane, with all the babies? we are senior citizens and flying three to five hours with babies crying all around us is not a pleasant flight. So we up graded to first class on this return flight. Is that the only way to get out of being profiled to sit in the rear of the plane with the crying for three hours?"
Pros: "The flight was thankfully very short!"
Cons: "Crappy service, slow boarding, lack of control of boarding passengers at gate, plane was not as clean as normally expect for this airline."
Pros: "Excelente servicio"
Pros: "Service was good, lots of leg room and they even had in flight entertainment for free!, unlike all other domestic airlines where they always try to nickle and dime you. Great airline."
Pros: "The staff treated everyone like humans not a number!!!!"
Cons: "Checking bags after shelling over 500 bucks on a flight should be free."
Cons: "On time"
Pros: "Quick easy flight"
Cons: "Waiting on the runway for 45 minutes to de-plane"
Pros: "Crew was excellent."
Cons: "The unexpected turbulence"
Pros: "They're organized, staff is super friendly and seats are clean and comfortable."
Cons: "I haven't flown a first class this poor ever. No blankets, we were not offered drinks until we were at cruising altitude, no magazines, felt very dirty and unkept. Food was less than desirable. Alaska needs to improve their overall service and cabins."
Pros: "The crew was super nice, from when we boarded the plane to when we got off. (:"
Cons: "We had to wait over 2 hours delayed our flight claimed it was mechanical reasons then change it saying it was paperwork they need to do so we would be able to make the flight wasted almost 3 hours I was sleeping the crew wakes me up for drinks like really !!bad experience!!!!"
Pros: "Air travel in the US is a disaster. People are cattle. Food is overpriced. Some airlines have policies that out to be criminal in how passengers are treated. The good news is Alaska and just a few other smaller airlines are far less terrible than the rest of the industry. The product is still cramped, unapitizing and not always smooth... but the crew is consistnetly awesome... and their policies are customer friendly"
Cons: "Selling the credit card on every flight for 15 minutes is torture. Force feeding us an informercial once is more than enough but if you have a round trip with connections it is 4 times. I was considering it but by the 4th time I was too annoyed to ever get your credit card"
Pros: "The crew and the service"
Cons: "The 30 min delay in takeoff"
Cons: "Plane was pretty old and dirty. Seats were uncomfortable and wouldn't recline properly. No entertainment screens. Time to upgrade the fleet."
Pros: "There was no entertainment since was a shorter flight but the staff was amazing, comfy seats, good selection of food and excellent coffee."
Cons: "Late over and hour"
Pros: "Service was impeccable great flight"
Pros: "There was one crew member, Terrace who was hilarious made any announcement enjoyable to hear, we were lucky we got him on our return flight as well"
Cons: "seats not giving good lumbar support"
Pros: "Was an average flight, nothing bad happened and nothing exceptional happened."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Pdx tsa...very rude"
Pros: "That I was finally able to go home."
Cons: "My first flight to Alaska was delayed and my flight leaving was cancelled completely. I called customer service and was told I would be given a refund for all the trouble my cancelled flight was causing making me late for work and my ride being unable to pick me up at the new landing time. I never received a refund and my rebooked flight got cancelled. I almost didn't get home on that flight either, but the customer service agent found me a seat. I never received a refund and I missed out on pay at work. I never want to fly Alaska again!"
Cons: "charged for ipads, wifi didnt work,"
Pros: "George Yoo"
Pros: "The flight left on time and arrived early. The crew was friendly and offered drinks on an hourly basis. The egg scramble breakfast was pretty tasty; surprisingly it was made with real ingredients not an ounce of foam egg insight."
Cons: "Nothing worth complaining about."
Pros: "Crew was fine and great."
Cons: "The flight was delayed, then we had to sit on the runway after boarding for about 45 minutes before takeoff. Arrived to LA over 1.5 hours late."
Pros: "Flight was okay, uneventful until landing"
Cons: "After landing at LAX we were made to sit on tarmac for 45 min because there was no gate available. This isn't rocket science folks, we were a scheduled flight coming into a major hub. Disappointed."
Pros: "I recently moved from Baltimore to LA in February. I love Alaska Air! The crew is always friendly and as a 6'3 guy I appreciate the legroom in the aisles."
Cons: "I was rebooked on a non-direct flight for tomorrow. They overbooked the flight."
Pros: "Being stra"
Pros: "I liked the captain's communication about the delayed departure and how he made up time to get us to the destination on time."
Cons: "There was no need for us to have taken off late. The plane was on the ground but at the wrong gate and it was brought around to the correct gate more than a half-hour late."
Pros: "Early take-off, friendly staff"
Cons: "everything was cool"
Pros: "The whole air experience is so egregious now, I'm committed to first class and only a few airlines. Just can't do it anymore. I'm not a herd animal and I don't want to do it their way. Period. On Air Alaska it's a clean cabin, they leave on time, they maintain the planes. Amen."
Pros: "Counter delta staff had clear communication with a welcoming attitude she was wonderful"
Pros: "Quick travel to destination"
Cons: "Long wait to board, and on the run way before coming to the terminal"
Cons: "No entertainmet"
Cons: "I was forced to check my carry on bag and when there was three empty bins above my seat which delayed me upon arrival"
Pros: "Attention to the needs of the disabled was excellent"
Cons: "The seats were so uncomfortable I could hardly manage."
Pros: "Flight attendants very friendly"
Cons: "Very limited overhead storage I only travel with a back pack and most of the overhead was filled before half the people boarded"
Pros: "Served a snack on a short flight!"
Cons: "I didn't get TSA Precheck. I always get it when I fly Delta! I guess because I booked through Kayak at a cheap rate I didn't get it?"
Pros: "The comfortable seats and it was an almost empty plane!"
Cons: "The flight was delayed several times and once we did take off, we were still late arriving and it caused me to miss out on a lot of my night and my trip!"
Pros: "Direct flight"
Cons: "No cell charger. The return policy should match swa, I'll never prefer delta until the return policy matches swa. No fees. Credits can be split between flights. One year to use credit."
Pros: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Cons: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Pros: "From friendly staff on the ground to check us in, to helpful flight attendants, Delta has once again convinced us it is one of the better airlines . Will fly delta again."
Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and attentive, and the flights were punctual. I was assigned a good seat, and I appreciated the meal, as i was going to arrive in Mexico very late. I also enjoyed the entertainment options."
Cons: "I really have no negative comments."
Pros: "Excellent service, God flight"
Pros: "The one good thing about this unexplained ordeal (the flight was delayed for 5 hours, causing me to miss my connection) was that, after a few hours of hearing nothing (no emails or texts from Delta), I finally saw some options for different flights pop up, so I was able to book a new flight without calling India. Also, I got an exit row seat on my new flight to MSP."
Cons: "They moved our gate about six times and never told us why the flight was delayed. Actually, the biggest annoyance was that Delta told us nothing. The only reason I knew about the delay and gate changes was because of Kayak! I know I am signed up to receive texts and emails from them, but I guess they forgot to notify me."
Pros: "The flight was very quick."
Cons: "They didn't serve us water."
Cons: "Seats are in humane"
Cons: "Staff were a bit rude. The boarding process was slow as everyone rushed up when they announced the first zone to board, and obviously this was not policed. We didn't get our seats until we got to the gate because apparently we bought our tickets too soon to take off, which was three weeks. Also, staff claimed there wasn't enough bin space so asked people to check their bags. We saw people with two big bags get on board at the start, and then staff made everyone at the back of the line check their bags. But there was plenty of bin space before take off. And we were seated in the last row which can't recline."
Pros: "Staff on the plane was courteous although they skipped half of us for snacks & forgot some requests for water"
Cons: "Was not able to check in online. Was not able to select my seat online. I was told I would be able to do both of these things. Spent 30 minutes trying to find a number to someone at Delta to check in & select seat. I was in Australia & all Delta offices were closed because it was Sunday. Although I had an internationally calling plan, no calls to Delta US would go through. finally found someone through a back channel that would help me. We boarded an hour late, and staff would not answer any of our questions about what was going on or how late we would arrive (they sped up the fight so that we landed on time). Flight ran out of drinking WATER after the first service. Half of our section (Economy Plus) was skipped for snacks. An unruly child was allowed to scream for almost the entire flight & was running up & down the aisles. NOTHING was said to the parents by staff members. Was absolutely the worst behaving child with who I've had to fly."
Pros: "The flight attendants were helpful, the flight was smooth."
Cons: "I was unable to check in online without a delta confirmation number and I had booked through west jet. The flight was delayed 40 min so I arrived later and I was removed from the flight. I got through security and customs with plenty of time and managed to get back on the flight. It was all around just annoying."
Pros: "El personal abordo muy amable llegamos a tiempo"
Cons: "En el ahereopuerto de guatemala para chekiar las maletas siento q nesesitan mas personal estuve una ora y quince minutos para poder chekiar mi maleta"
Pros: "Smooth flight."
Cons: "I have broad shoulders and there was a larger gentleman on the window seat. Being in the middle seat made for a very very cramped flight the whole way. Lots of skin to skin arm contact for much of the flight. There was no way to avoid it."
Pros: "The crew did a great job of dealing with delays beyond their control and made sure we - and our luggage - made a connecting flight."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "I liked the boarding process."
Cons: "Bigger seats are more helpful."
Cons: "Got stuck for two hours sitting in the plane because the computer systems went down. Worst experience ever with Delta."
Pros: "Nothing I can think"
Cons: "The seats selection"
Cons: "It was late and i missed my next flight"
Pros: "All I need to say."
Pros: "The environment and efficiency."
Pros: "The flight being on time, friendly staff, clean aircraft.i"
Cons: "It was a morning flight from Toronto to Omaha via Minneapolis and unfortunately coffee wasn't served. Or maybe it got over."
Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Too short of a layover in Atlanta"
Pros: "Everything was pretty good like usual, except when we landed we sat on the runway for 45 minutes waiting for a gate as ours was occupied by a plane that was having mechanical issues. Not great."
Cons: "The flight got delayed by 3 hours or more. I missed my flight from LA to FL"
Cons: "3.5 hour delay due to lack of co-pilot. No consessions for delay when asked at gate. Lack of leg room. Broken tv, I asked twice to be fix nothing was ever done."
Pros: "Flight departed and arrived on time"
Cons: "Long time standing in line. People are confused by zone boarding. Stood 30 to 40 minutes in line."
Pros: "Friendly staff and crew. On time efficient boarding. Security in SEA-TAC less than 5 min. Different snacks both flights. Prompt service. On time. Power sources at seats worked."
Cons: "Airport gate area in LAX filthy. No seats. Garbage cans overflowing. Bathrooms smelled like New Orleans street on a Sunday morning. Entertainment system broken."
Pros: "The crew was very kind & accomodating. There were plenty of great current TV shows & movies. The seats were pretty comfortable, above average. I loved that they had roasted salted almonds as one of the 5 snack options."
Cons: "I had earbuds but the little girl next to me did not. I loaned her a pair of mine but I expected the flight attendants to offer them but they didn't."
Cons: "Very dated plane. First class seat was worn, crooked, and uncomfortable. No entertainment offered. Almonds or biscuit cookies were the only food options."
Cons: "Flight delayed"
Cons: "When I was transferred to Delta's website to book, the date was reset to 6 months in the future. It happened to be the same Monday the 26th so that's why I didn't notice. Delta refused to refund my money. This was a terrible experience and I plan not to use Kayak or Delta again!"
Pros: "on board service was nice and promptly"
Cons: "Delta continúes to use an older 757 in this 6-hour flight with cramped seats and seating arrangement in business class. I have taken this flight several times in the last 2 years and written about this issue but now doubt anybody cares about these comments. To make things worse, my seat would not recline!"
Cons: "The flight was over 20 minutes early"
Pros: "I liked the in-flight service and the complimentary snacks and drinks despite the short trip."
Cons: "I did not like that there was not enough room for our 50L Osprey backpacks to be placed under the seats."
Cons: "Sold us a flight with unassigned seats"
Pros: "Individual screens and earbuds for sale."
Pros: "Crew smiling at the end of the flight."
Cons: "Cheap coffee (although it says Starbucks, I have tried better)."
Pros: "I liked the fact that they have a train to take you from one concourse to another!"
Cons: "Very busy airport! Boarding was delayed and flight was overbooked. I wasn't too happy but it could've been worse."
Pros: "Boarding was easy. Wifi was available and we got some snacks. Paid extra to sit in roomier coach, was worth it."
Cons: "Still pretty cramped, not the crews fault. Would've been better with the seat back screens"
Cons: "Please review the message I sent concerns Atlanta hartsfield."
Cons: "1+ hour before we took off after getting on the plane. 1+ hour before we got off the plane after landing."
Pros: "Seats were comfortable, more legroom than the American Airline flight"
Cons: "I prefer to have a TV to watch instead of downloading the App."
Pros: "online checkin, fast boarding (a total of only 27 passengers undoubtedly made boarding much quicker), had extra space due to the sparse flight; smooth flight, good refreshments, pilot did a good job of keeping us updated on runway/gate status"
Cons: "on board crew didn't seem interested; empty cup was never picked up; upon leaving the aircraft (after a 30 minute delay due to a problem at our gate) none of the crew said as much as goodbye or thanks. I know it was a late flight with very few passengers, many of whom may have slept, but as such I thought the crew should have been more attentive and friendly at departure. A disappointing experience."
Pros: "Nice Staff. Easy process."
Cons: "Would prefer actual tv entertainment. Not having to have your own device or rent one."
Pros: "Comfy legroom (for someone who is 6'5") and comfortable seat."
Cons: "Late take off, late arrival at gate, late baggage delivery."
Pros: "Good flight. Had internet access for low cost."
Pros: "Friendly, helpful"
Pros: "simple no frills plane crew was polite (they are canadians after all!)"
Pros: "Great service."
Pros: "Good boarding. The info I was given thru Kayak seemed to indicate my cheap ticket did not include any drinks or snacks, so I was prepared with my own for this long flight. So cookies/pretzels and juice, coffee, etc. were a pleasant surprise, Also the middle seat was empty."
Cons: "Clearer info on what was included in my ticket."
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "Communication as to why we were promoted to premier seats and service."
Pros: "The Westjet app took forever to download on my phone AND my husband was unable to download it ... made for a long flight without entertainment. Also, the crew didn’t come off welcoming or inviting."
Cons: "Flight delayed due to a mechanical issue (replace a tire) from YYZ to LAX caused me to miss my connecting in LAX to SJC"
Pros: "Staff was nice."
Cons: "Better communication in regards with mechanical issues."
Pros: "Didn't see much of crew. Food was crazy expensive for what it was."
Cons: "Better food for price, or an option to pre-book a proper meal at time of buying ticket. Plane was cold and no blankets."
Pros: "Nothing to be completely honest"
Cons: "Airplane was old and dirty. Flight attendants were extremely rude and condescending. The plane arrived nearly 3 hours late. Boarded 30 minutes late waited on the tarmac for an additional 2 hours while they performed maintenance. They ran out of food for what was now an 8 hour flight. Starving!"
Cons: "The boarding"
Pros: "Lots of leg room! Friendly crew."
Pros: "Seat was comfortable"
Cons: "Very delayed"
Pros: "Crew were very caring. Seats were OK"
Cons: "Seamless flight. Great staff. Thank You."
Pros: "Great crew"
Cons: "Actually not much. Good value all around."
Pros: "I liked the complementary beverages and snacks."
Cons: "It would have been nice to be able to access entertainment withou t having to download an app and having a cell phone."
Pros: "Good crew."
Cons: "My tv screen was not working. I did not have anything to watch my entire 6 hours flight from Toronto to San Jose California. My connecting flight/airline was changed on the day of my flight. Not really a problem as the time was the same."
Pros: "organic bars, hot green tea in real mug, friendly staff"
Cons: "no entertainment or WiFi and seats did not recline."
Pros: "Sitting in Plus"
Cons: "We didnt have enough time to make the connection between the fly . We ran for all aeropuert and almost loss the fly to Lax"
Cons: "When landing on final approach close to the ground, the pilot pulled up and passed the airport. It was almost 10 minutes before he got on the intercom and told us what was going on. Apparently traffic control told him there was a backup and to circle around. Not knowing what the situation was, was very nerve racking. It would have been nice to hear an announcement of the situation sooner."
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "WS Care Center staff Minmico (think it was her name) arranged the 4:15 flight instead of the 6 pm flight but only because I requested her to check that flight when I returned to the CC to find out if it was possible to get on an earlier flight. I should have been advised when I first arrived at the CC from my delayed flight from Toronto that I could check back at the CC to see if there was a cancellation. Minmico allowed me to use her phone a couple of times to call my husband to advise him of the changes in my flight, which was very helpful. She tried hard just prior to the flight departure to have my bag delivered to the 4:15 flight but was unsuccessful. She gave me food vouchers, which I liked. I also thought the WS CC staff in Abbotsford was very helpful explaining the process for making a baggage claim when my bag didn't arrive due to my last minute flight change - the $100 voucher was appreciated when I picked up my bag the next day."
Cons: "Had to sit in the plane for almost 2 hours because the computer was being fixed on the plane. Crew did not communicate in a timely manner about when we would be flying.The plane should not have been in operation if the computer didn't work and passengers should not have had to wait on the plane for two hours while it was fixed. I missed my WS connecting flight to Abbotsford from Calgary and was only rescheduled on a plane departing 6 hours later! No one at WesJet Care suggested there may be a cancellation on an earlier flight - I had to arrange it by returning to the WS Care Center. I just barely made it onto an earlier 4:15 pm flight but without my bag which was put onto the later 6 pm flight. I chose to return the next day to pick up my bag."
Pros: "I got the executive treatment"
Pros: "Nothing nobody"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats! No access to music movies or kindle though it said it has free entertainment. Nobody knew how to get access to the movies. Instructions are wrong and loop around with no results. Attendant said she’d comp a drink but didn’t . Boarded late and disorderly. Mean gate lady. Left an hour late. Home an hour late."
Pros: "On time, smooth boarding."
Cons: "Screaming baby most of way but not airlines fault."
Pros: "Option to watch movies on your device"
Cons: "Not useful if you don’t have a device"
Cons: "Check in process was brutal. Two different pieces of advice from two different agents. Boarding from front to back of plane is inefficient. Creates clogged aisles."
Pros: "The female flight attendant and the pilot spoke reassuringly and with friendliness."
Cons: "This was the most negative experience I’ve ever had flying Westjet. The female flight attendant was wonderful, fun and friendly and professional. The two younger male attendants were incredibly rude, rolled their eyes, ignored me, put themselves first (at one point instead of making room for me to return to my seat the blond one insisted I let him pass when it was unsafe for me to do so and nowhere for me to go). I felt demoralized by these two men and it’s both surprised and disappointed me as Westjet staff have a reputation for friendliness. These two men will Discourage me from flying Westjet when travelling to LA again. Not pleasant. Again the women was lovely. I tried to catch the male names but they wouldn’t stop and face me for long enough for me to see their name tags. They seemed to have some inside jokes between them and gave me the sense my requests were not welcome or respected. I am a nervous flyer and this was such a difficult and uncomfortable Experience."
Pros: "Nice service and efficient boarding since the plan shed Of us at the terminal was delayed for weather reasons. Tasty food, the wrap was great."
Cons: "For a newer plane, it seemed like tighter seat space. Surprisingly harder to get comfortable compared to other plans and it seemed like the seats Space even betwee me and another passenger was tighter than the many other times I flew."
Cons: "How is it that in a 5 hours flight you don’t be get any food for free? You have to pay for every meal. And the entertainment system isn’t only available through the west je to app but i didn’t know that until I board the plane wtf"
Pros: "Trash flight . Took to long to let me off"
Cons: "Rude people"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 4-5 hours then got cancelled then got rebooked for the next flight in 4 hours."
Pros: "The cabin crew especially the gentleman was great and friendly and accomodative"
Cons: "Babies crying lol"
Pros: "Excellent from phone courtesy to every aspect of travelling with them."
Cons: "Well organized. Courteous at every step. Other airlines should emulate them in every way. Travelled all over the world and would rate them as best so far."
Pros: "The stewardesses were very pleasant and helpful..."
Cons: "I had to pay for internet to download the app to watch movies"
Pros: "Lots of room- great aircraft"
Pros: "The people were all very helpful."
Cons: "The system was down. Had to stand in line for an hour. I had carry on and Global entry. But couldn't get my boarding pass without seeing an agent."
Pros: "Planes were clean and crew was polite. Plenty of leg room."
Cons: "I was not able to check online. Their kiosks at the airport were out of order. All of them! All their baggages were being photographed and double tagged. They had to call some where to get me a boarding pass. It seemed like they were doing their best to discourage me, never to fly with WestJet. And they might have just succeeded."
Pros: "The crew was great! Very friendly and helpful."
Pros: "The crew and entertainment was great on this flight! Other than that, it is kind of hard to find positives."
Cons: "We were delayed by 30 minutes for whatever reason and then we were trapped in the air for 11 hours in tiny seats. The seat wasn't very comfortable and I didn't have much room to sit and for my legs. I had a stupid box under the seat in front of me with airplane stuff in it I guess, so that took up some room under the seat in front of me. I had my legs stretched in the aisle most of the flight. The food wasn't great, but what airline food is good? I was really expecting this aircraft to be like the Dream Liner, but overall it was just a big tin can in the sky."
Cons: "Seating. Meal. Entertainment. Did not compare well to Air Canada."
Pros: "The plane was new and everything was up to par."
Cons: "There wasn't anything I didn't like other than flying in coach!"
Cons: "Space for legs"
Pros: "Regardless of many flights, this was my first experience with BA on transatlantic flights. And I was pleasantly surprised. Very well mannered crew, politeness, help, all... Food was great as well. Overall great first impression and definitely will fly again with BA."
Cons: "In general, it was ok, can't complain."
Pros: "Flying on the 380 very smooth"
Cons: "Gate was not available at arrival"
Cons: "Flight crew was very aggressive and casual. Displays are ancient. Seat was broken."
Pros: "Across to entertainment helped pass the time"
Cons: "On an 11 + hour flight it's extremely difficult if not impossible to get any sleep when you can barely move your seat back. Try removing some seats ...yes, I know impossible"
Pros: "The food and the boarding crw comfortable"
Cons: "Would have liked the option of internet - even for fee on the 12 HR flight from London to La. otherwise great"
Pros: "We enjoyed the entertainment on the flight. The crew was great too!"
Cons: "We were right in front of the restroom, closest to the back wall. We kept hearing the toilets flush and had to deal with all the people in line for the restrooms. It just felt a little crowded back there. Boarding wasn't ideal either. We were delayed 3 hours and couldn't get a confident update until we actually boarded. The only thing near the gate was a Starbucks that took cash only. That's more of a problem with the airport though. Overall, for an 11 hour flight, it was quite enjoyable."
Cons: "Aside from not being able to leave for almost a whole day, they lost our luggage upon arriving to Los Angeles."
Pros: "The food was good and the leg room was very good. The flight was on time."
Cons: "On both flight s going to LAX to London and London to LAX we were sitting in the back of the plan with all the families with noisy kids. on the flight to London I had two twins in one seat it was difficult for the mother and the children were all over the place. with a tantrum at the end of the flight because of having to have the seat belt on. On the flight home we were in the last row and all kinds of crying kids. If I ever fly again on British Air I want a seat further forward but if is hard to pre book your seat. We are in our 70's and would like a quieter area."
Cons: "Worst flight ever! Crew very unprofessional. The plane was filthy and most seats did not recline. It was a night flight but they were unable to turn the lights off. We took off almost an hour later because they did not have ice nor snacks."
Pros: "On time and nice."
Pros: "Excellent entertainment system! Food was good too!"
Cons: "Flight crew was snotty and condescending - put off by doing their job. We didn't ask for anything - they are just rude. Lost bag - 8 days later - still missing!!"
Pros: "Entertainment, food, drinks, service."
Pros: "Good service. Very gracious that the plane waited for us arriving late from Rome."
Cons: "Lost all our luggage"
Cons: "Departure time was 4:10 pm, and they finished boarding at 4:45 pm. Then we had to sit in the plane on the tarmac for another 2 hours, while the captain kept coming up with the weirdest excuses about why we are delayed. First they had to do a manual passenger head count, because the numbers didn't add. After an hour, he says they are finally done counting and are waiting for the truck to push the plane on to the runway. He says that since this is a A380, it needs a bigger truck that is in short supply at Heathrow!! He came on the intercom few more times in the next hour with more excuses about why we are delayed, but by then I was too mad to remember what the hell he was saying."
Pros: "I booked a window seat and the booking was dropped, but there was a special to upgrade to economy plus and things worked out just fine. Food was good, and seat comfortable in economy plus"
Cons: "they messed up the booking The added compartment next to the window did not open and was a waste of space."
Pros: "Heathrow Terminal; Check in easy. Staff knowledgable Security smooth until you reach carry on check. Disorganized area very cramped, 3-4 individuals at a time to place items in trays."
Cons: "Gate not assigned until 1 hour before boarding but this issue would be workable if the assigned gate is A. I am 68 years old the trek to gate C was ludicrous."
Cons: "Having to collect my luggage in philidelphia then check my bag again for the transfer to lax."
Pros: "The actual aircraft was well maintained and inviting. The crew and the food, as always, was outstanding."
Cons: "Two things: 1) My screen wasn't functioning properly. I did tell a crew member and she re-started it for me; but, it continued to glitch and was, for the most part, unusable. (The touch screen was unresponsive and kept getting stuck). 2) When the person in front of me reclined, her seat was very close to my face, giving me very little room. I didn't want to do the same thing to the person behind me, so I kept my seat upright, which didn't help. I only got up once during the whole flight and I know it was uncomfortable for the reclining person because there was no way to exit without jostling her."
Pros: "Good selection of movies. Flight attendant super nice. Provided plenty of drinks with meals and brought around water and juice in between."
Cons: "Too many sweet things in meals."
Cons: "Unfriendly flight attendants (with exceptions), mostly older women with seniority and nothing to spare in terms of customer care. Food service was very very basic for a flight of this duration (>10 hours)."
Pros: "Cabin Crew were great"
Cons: "Food was OK but the chicken wrap was awful."
Pros: "Service was very good. Attendants made sure you were comfortable and made hourly rounds throughout the flight. Brought water, juice and snacks."
Cons: "My seating stunk. Made the mistake of not checking in when I should have and was in the second to the last row of the plane in middle section. Needed an aisle seat to get up and walk more. Make sure to check in when you can!"
Pros: "Was on time"
Pros: "We've met one nice and polite employee from British Airways."
Cons: "The plane was delayed and no reason was given. My boyfriend got selected for a 'random' security check and because he helped carry my bag for two seconds they had to check that one as well. As a result we were the last people to board and delayed the plane even more and then announced to everyone as we were boarding that we're now ready to leave so we got dirty looks from everyone. They straight up didn't even take our luggage on the plane and got an email while landing that we won't be getting it until the next day. The cabin was very, very warm, they barely turned on the AC after asking them, awful food and no option to buy another. And worst of it all all everyone was so rude, no one apologized for the luggage or for anything really. This was the return home from our holiday trip, where British also lost our luggage (more than half of the trip we had no clothes and had to buy new ones), we were delayed by almost a day and had to add an extra stop to our anyway very long trip. And had an 'amazing' British Airways employee ask us why would she apologize for us being delayed for so long, it's not her personal fault. We still don't know the reason for the delay, btw. That was at no times communicated."
Pros: "The crew were ALL super friendly. My first time on a flight were ALL the stewards were polite, kind and helpful. Usually there's just one, if any. However they were all so friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "Although I was in business class the service seemed unattentive and sparse. The crew did not check for passengers needing additional drinks and did not clear the empty glasses until almost the end of the flight. Overall, the crew seemed more suited to economy class than business class."
Cons: "We had a 4 hour delay . At the boarding the crew was not given accurate information. I even had to go to customer service and than tto a station manager to make sure that I would get the correct information. Once handled the crew and also the station manager was good."
Cons: "I arrived in Los Angeles on a Saturday and was told my luggage was still in London but they would have someone deliver it to me the next day (Sunday) 5-8 pm. No one showed up or bothered to call. I checked the status and was told 10 pm. No one showed. I was then told 12-1 AM. No one showed. No one bothered to call. No one showed up until 3 AM Monday morning. I took my frustrations to twitter and it looks like this is a common occurrence with British Airways."
Pros: "Organized boarding, nice and friendly flight attendants"
Cons: "Food was mediocre at best, seats uncomfortable for such a long flight"
Pros: "Well it was operated through American Airlines so it wasn't BA. I don't understand why they do that. And I didn't know it at time of booking. Anyway flight was annoying at first bc it took 10 years to take off. The crew was so so. There was a rude attendant who was male and a really nice one. The guy seemed irritated to be working or asked any questions. The food was decent. And I was lucky to get my own row. So I slept the whole 10 hours. I'd have to check the plane next time I flew with American. The plane on way out of states was awful!!! So it was meh overall."
Cons: "Rude attendant Wouldn't let me use bathroom while it talking 30 years to take off."
Pros: "On my way to Dublin it was good service everything went smooth boarding, crew and food"
Cons: "On the way back from Dublin I did not like the fact the airplane did not have any entertainment. It is a long trip and just to sit down for more than 10 hours is difficult."
Pros: "Great seats, comfortable plane"
Cons: "The Baby bassinet is a bit small and like a beach lounge chair. It looked like our son was about to be fired out of a catapult."
Pros: "They checked our passports and we boarded immediately after, at the same speed. It was a perfect pace. No gaggle or cattle call."
Cons: "The ride was extremely uncomfortable but that is the fault of the A380. If you are in the cheap seats, look into another airplane. It's simply terrible."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very nice!"
Cons: "The passengers in front of us were not told to put their seats up during dinner or lunch time. I think, the flight attendant should make that passenger aware. It's very uncomfortable to eat. We were left without service/water between meals. If you are not seated by the aisle, it is not easy to walk to the back and ask for drinks. I flew with other airlines and they have their flight attendants go around quite often offering water."
Pros: "Food was good, movie selection impressive, crew extremely professional"
Cons: "Boarding was amateurish. Instead of boarding economy by seat row they sent everyone in at once which of course was chaotic, chairs not so comfortable since headrest always too hig even for a tall person, and not much room between seat rows."
Pros: "Everything is excellent"
Cons: "The food could've been better."
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to equipment malfunction almost missed my connection in Dallas onward to Frankfurt"
Cons: "The time is too short because the immigration line was large and you has to go so far to the terminal and almost I lost the fly to Los Angeles. :-("
Pros: "The food"
Cons: "I did not like flying back on American."
Pros: "The Iberia crew was excellent since it turned out to be on an Iberia jet. Seating as comfortable as can be expected on a long flight in Economy. The food was good and served at decent intervals. I don't sleep well on planes, so I appreciated the entertainment selection."
Cons: "The boarding area is lovely and amble, but the boarding itself was haphazard. It was hard to hear the announcements and then there was no organized line to get on the flight."
Pros: "Missed flight, but British Airways put us on a united flight the next morning and paid for the hotel, dinner and breakfast. Baggage checked into British Airways in Rome arrived safely on the United flight at LAX. You need to have a non applicable column above."
Cons: "Missed this flight due to the plane arriving late in Rome."
Pros: "Flight crew very nice."
Cons: "Tv touch screen unresponsive, kept starting movie over."
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