Pros: "Crew was super friendly and amazing"
Pros: "Flight was fine"
Cons: "So many delays which missed our connection. Very costly. It’s the next day and I’m still not to Montreal!"
Cons: "Canceling flights with no notice and rescheduling made me lose a day"
Cons: "Fees, space , training their employees"
Pros: "The crew was great and friendly."
Cons: "Nothing, I think for the flight duration it was good."
Cons: "I booked this flight on Kayak. No mention at booking that this airlines has a ludicrous policy of charging $50 for a carry on bag!....wow!...last flight ever on Porter."
Cons: "I paid almost half as much as I paid for the flight to have a carry on bag. I was not informed about this fer when I was buying the ticket. $48 is an outrageous fee for a carry on bag, I would never have bought this ticket had I known."
Pros: "Seamless checkin and boarding. Captain got us home 20mins early. Love Porter!"
Cons: "I wish the airplane had USB plugs to charge my phone. Maybe one day Porter will retrofit the airplanes with more conveniences."
Pros: "Crew was awesome."
Cons: "My seat was a bit grubby...food remnants on the seat"
Pros: "The beverages that was served"
Pros: "The snacks were great and crew was friendly!"
Cons: "My seat was covered in crumbs, cleanliness overall could have been better."
Pros: "Terminal waiting area was excellent!"
Cons: "Plane was not particularly clean"
Pros: "Crew was lovely."
Cons: "New no carry on bags rule was not clear at purchase. Was very frustrating."
Cons: "Was not offered a flight back to Ottawa, had to find a ride from Toronto to Ottawa once we landed .6 hours driving. See above."
Cons: "Couldn't figure out my frequent flier number and the call-in centre wanted me to wait for some crazy amount of time to figure it out. Kind of insulting."
Pros: "Zillion flights on time ,regardless of impending weather. Great!"
Cons: "How about maybe a course in customer service ? If I have a question about what’s going on with a flight I paid for, getting shoed away like an infant asking for a toy is ignorant. This is why I never fly this airline unless absolutely necessary. Porter is always ignorant and unpleasant"
Cons: "1 hour delay due to weather"
Pros: "First time in 10 flights in 3 months flying with Porter in time - what a miracle!"
Pros: "free snacks and drinks, friendly attendants"
Cons: "over an hour delayed flight take off, state of the seats"
Pros: "It was hassle free. Trace and arrival times were perfect. Thank you for caring."
Pros: "I like their efficiency loading the plane and leaving the gate. Perks of having a smaller plane. Also, the snacks and drinks for such a short flight."
Cons: "Notifications the night before about departure changes with confusing language that never confirms if check in deadlines also moved forward. So we end up arriving at the airport at the original time to then be told the crew could NOT fly at the original time. If that is the case they should inform us that theee is no chance that flight could leave earlier. Additionally, the flight left even later than we were told."
Cons: "Flight out was canceled after five hours of delays. I find it hard to believe the forecast wasn't more predictable and couldn't have saved all that wasted time in the airport."
Pros: "Flight was efficient, smooth and relaxing. Best flight I’ve had in a long time. Only thing was we waited on arrival for the ground crew to taxi us to the gate, and to bring out our luggage."
Cons: "Wait time on arrival for ground crew at billy bishop... taxi to Tate was at least a 20 minute wait. Also waiting for luggage was another 20 minute wait."
Pros: "Started late but arrived before time"
Cons: "no TSA precheck"
Cons: "Damaged my fragile marked checked item. Would not compensate for the damage."
Cons: "Everything else was good"
Cons: "That the plane left late in Dulles and because they wanted to take the passengers who had a connection to Montreal, they left late in Toronto, but I was satisfied with the service, the crew, and everything else."
Pros: "Our flight attendant was same one from earlier flight so at least she knew what was going on. Things were handled very strangely on the ground after landing from Ottawa though with little info being provided to those waiting to board."
Cons: "No info given to those waiting to board on what was happening, just "we will be boarding shortly". Due to two hour delay getting in from Ottawa and no information on when my Toronto flight would be leaving, I didn't get an opportunity to see if there was any actual food on this trip"
Pros: "Courteous crew and gate agents. Complimentary refreshments. Boarding a breeze. Reasonable legroom."
Cons: "Nothing of significance."
Pros: "Easy and smooth boarding , considerate pleasent service , Nice snacks No entertainment on short 1:40 hour flight"
Pros: "Good in flight service"
Cons: "Flights delayed both ways. Anything from an hour to five hours. Very inconvenient."
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Cons: "They delayed my flight many times and finally I gave up."
Pros: "I flew"
Cons: "Flight delayed 4 hours"
Cons: "HATED having to take a bus from the plane to the terminal. I had to pee really bad and it took forever. I'm sure there was a reason but it wasn't clear to me, and I was super uncomfortable and unhappy. But I'm not blaming Porter Airlines for that either."
Pros: "See above."
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "very nice crew, comfortable seats"
Pros: "No issues. Made it easy for me."
Cons: "Nothing. -all good"
Pros: "Always use and will continue to use Porter as they have excellent prices. The staff is always pleasant and always a hassel free flight"
Cons: "It wasn't so much Porter by Kayak. I had received a gate chance from 14 to 12 then 12 to 14 but never received the one to go back again from 14 to 12."
Pros: "Quick and easy."
Cons: "Cafe before security at Billy Bishop Airport doesn't open until 9am. The overhead compartment for seat was filled with Porter's supplied and I was forced to gate check my carry on."
Cons: "Security could be faster. Added second screener eventually but they cut I close"
Pros: "Adequate leg room no middle seat!"
Cons: "Flight delayed leaving and returning due to weather, delays not communicated until original departure time had passed"
Pros: "I am a passenger that needs assistance. The care I got was amazing and made my journey very pleasantl."
Pros: "Service is always good not to mention great prices as well."
Cons: "Not much for overhead and it would be nice to have entertainment but can overlook that details if means low airfares"
Pros: "Free lounge, free drinks including wine, snacks, on time courteous and professional"
Cons: "Screaming baby and I couldn't wear my noise cancelling headphones"
Pros: "The snacks provided were really great"
Pros: "seat was the worse, but ok overall"
Pros: "Everything was great, very little turbulence and the crew was great!"
Cons: "The only complaint I have are the little little flaps on the head rest. You can adjust them to rest your head unfortunately my wasn’t able to hold my head in place."
Pros: "Emergency exit seat row had so much room!"
Pros: "Premium seats were an amazing touch"
Pros: "Casual attitude."
Cons: "better food option than a few dusty pretzels and a thimble of water."
Pros: "Always a pleasure when flying with Westjet. Crew is always better than Air Canada"
Cons: "Update the seats please. They are so old and there was no cushion"
Pros: "Service is awsome"
Pros: "Early arrival"
Cons: "Cabin cleanliness. There were flies nesting in the window of the row in front of me."
Cons: "One of the crew members seemed really bother by everything. She was not smiling or even looking at customers when handing drinks over."
Pros: "Seat wasn't great but on time boarding was awesome"
Pros: "Entire experience went smoothly. Right from when I booked by tickets to checking in at the airport. I was kept informed of changes to the flight itinerary and didn't have any trouble throughout the process."
Cons: "Nothing really could be improved other than typical airline problems that can't necessarily be solved. We did fly out of LAX on our way home and that was more of an unpleasant experience as there is not near enough seating for people waiting to board their flights."
Cons: "Missed my connection"
Cons: "I missed the flight because the delay of the anterior connection and custom, and they didn't give me a new ticket, I had to buy a new one."
Pros: "Was a good flight. No troubles or delays"
Cons: "Baggage claim was down for a bit, had to wait about 29 min. Not the airlines fault"
Cons: "did not like having to go further west before heading back east wasted a lot of time. and no entertainment unless you pay for it, seriously?"
Pros: "Everything about the flight was fine except the delay waiting for the new crew."
Cons: "The 90 minute delay taking off. The difficulty getting WestJet Connect entertainment software to work with my laptop. I finally gave up & watched tv on my phone."
Pros: "Staff were very friendly and efficient, no issues with boarding or in flight."
Cons: "Flight was delayed but we were notified ahead of time so wasn't a problem."
Pros: "This portion of the flight went smoothly"
Pros: "Friendly service. On time"
Cons: "Not a direct flight"
Pros: "Fun, friendly crew on a boring routine short haul flight."
Cons: "Entertainment system was down."
Cons: "Should have been home by midnight but ended up landing at 1:45 am."
Pros: "The crew on the ground and in the air were great. So helpful and upbeat. Every attempt was made to ensure our comfort and safety."
Cons: "I was in a window seat next to a small child and her mother. They were both lovely, but I couldn't move for the bulk of the trip because they slept most of the way. Not the fault of the airline of course, but if there was a bit more leg room, it would have been a less claustrophobic trip. I used to fly a lot back in the 70s and early 80s and I don't remember ever being so uncomfortable. I have another trip flying back home at the end of the week, and, quite frankly I'm dreading it. Also, it was impossible to hear the captain's address, the on-board instructions, or various other announcements, in the airport and on the plane. Especially on the plane; the speakers were far too quiet to hear anything the captain said other than it was a nice day."
Cons: "The wifi is paid.. no TVs"
Pros: "They were quick with the boarding and helped me board the plane first with my pet so that it is easier for me. I really appreciated that."
Cons: "The seats are not comfortable. I spent the whole flight moving and trying to find a confortable way to sit. I also miss the time where we had meals in the plane. However, I don't mind paying for my meal but I wish there were more vegetarian options than just the hummus."
Cons: "There was not enough room for my carryon for some reason and so I had to sit with my knees up and feet on my bag. Not the worst but there should be enough carry on space for everyone."
Pros: "On time. Quick flight. Reliable"
Cons: "Food was cookies and coffee"
Cons: "I didn't like having to go outside in the cold to board the plane and to deplane."
Pros: "The staff was outstanding from the minute we arrived in Hamilton till we got to Edmonton. So impressed with the customer service."
Pros: "Staff were so friendly and helpful"
Pros: "Flight was good, crew was courteous and boarded on time. Cabin space was adequate and the entertainment provided through WestJet’s app is very good."
Pros: "My brother had a heart attack and I was traveling out Edmonton to be within and his family. It’s a stressful time and I meant to book for Nov 7 but booked Nov 9 by accident. The person at the checkin desk was wonderful. Changed my booking and checked my bag without any charge. It made a very stressful situation so much better, I really appreciate the staff who went out of her way to help me."
Pros: "convenience and smooth ride"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Always delayed, this time because an international flight arrived when we were supposed to board, frustrating"
Pros: "The crew was excellent !!! They were helpful and friendly. The plane was packed and they made it pleasant!"
Cons: "Lack of leg room. Fortunately ot was only an hour and ten minute flight."
Cons: "We flew from Toronto - Abbotsford with a stop in Edmonton. There was a 1 hour layover in Edmonton before the Edmonton - Abbotsford flight left. Unfortunately, the plane arrived in Edmonton 30 minutes late, and rather than wait 5 minutes for the passengers to disembark from the Toronto plane and board the Abbotsford plane, WestJet decided to leave all those passengers behind. There were no other flights available until the evening, and we were stuck for 8 hours at the Edmonton Airport before we were finally given a flight to Abbotsford. Never again will I book with WestJet."
Pros: "All good !"
Cons: "Like to see direct flight to Kelowna"
Cons: "Too small of a plane. Using twin props instead of jets.. Depends on the time of departure. You pay for preferred seating and get jammed into this de Havaland jumper plane. Noisy and then the gate is at the end of the old part of the Calgary airport. Having to board and get off the plane in rainy weather. How bush for both airports. Air Canada please come back to Abbotsford.!!!!Everything"
Pros: "I had a 5 month old baby and the crew was super smiley and friendly. Also, the flight wasn't full so there was plenty of room. I really enjoyed my experience. Thank you Westjet!"
Pros: "This was my first time flying Plus and I don't think I can ever go back. Worth every penny."
Pros: "The courtesy of the flight crew, and above all, the smooth flight conducted by the Captain.T"
Cons: "There were no specific "hiccups" or negativity pertaining to the flight."
Cons: "The long delay, 2 kids crying continuous, no place to smoke, no one explained to me that I had to pick up my luggage in Toronto! So now my suitcase is delayed! I was told that it would go straight through to destination. I will never use Delta again! And I will not fly through Detroit or Toronto again!!!"
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: "Food, attendants, comfort, entertainment"
Cons: "Manual boarding and missing one of my luggage"
Cons: "Flight delayed, crew didn't remove garbage before landing."
Pros: "Regular seating on this West Jet flight was great, very comfortable with ample room."
Pros: "Constant thanks from crew for the passenger patience with delays due to flight crew, and then weather delays - 2 hrs total Liked the captain came out to speak, clearly I might add, to explain the weather delays and provide updates..."
Cons: "Can't complain about what was beyond my control, but flight crew needing to come from another flight and then the other side of the airport to set up, resulting in hour delay - seems like alternative should have been available or system needs a process review to improve efficiency"
Pros: "We were delayed while in the plane. The steward decided to give drinks and snacks on the house which in the end lightened the atmosphere. It did make it late for the Oilers play-off game which was likely very important to many of the business men on the flight."
Cons: "Could not figure out how to get their entertainment app to work."
Pros: "The crew was very professional and friendly"
Cons: "Well for the most part it was my first experience so it was good, thank you."
Pros: "Crew was excellent. Thank you Sohiwe"
Cons: "Air Canada needs to step up their game and get better in seat technology."
Cons: "Over 11/2 hour late with no explanation."
Cons: "Entertainment system kept kicking out & had to start over. Gave up"
Pros: "Boarding easy & fast"
Cons: "Plane lat, extremely hot, & only 1 explanation with no updates"
Pros: "I liked that they didn't make a fuss when boarding that I wasn't in the section but needed to board earlier due to a knee injury."
Cons: "That they didn't really stop long enough for me to ask for a snack. They asked the other side but as I was on the window seat, I couldn't seem to get their attention."
Pros: "Only thing good was the brevity of the flight."
Cons: "The aircraft was dirty and ridiculously cramped. Air Canada undermines its brand by flying planes like these."
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "Nothing so far, thanks."
Cons: "Very long delay not fair to passengers"
Pros: "We got home early by about a half hour and the flight was smooth and quick."
Cons: "Didn’t find the crew to be as friendly as I have had in the past. They wanted us to pay for headphones. Was travelling alone with an infant makes coordination etc hard. Didn’t offer help or anything."
Pros: "Food was great"
Pros: "Got there with minimal delays"
Cons: "Inattentive staff, broken tray table, seats not cleaned between flight ( covered in food crumbs), small seats"
Cons: "Aircraft was switched for maintenance. Incredibly late arrival"
Cons: "That there was no meal included. Only ordering extra through the cafe catalog"
Cons: "The prop aircraft that Air Canada uses for the YYC-YEG route are old and cramped. They do nothing for the Air Canada brand."
Cons: "Poor snack options"
Pros: "A few turbulents just before landing but great flight crew."
Cons: "Constant gate changes. Getting a seat number assigned was tedious"
Pros: "I arrived safely with my children"
Cons: "No snacks"
Pros: "There was a hour delay but once on board the crew and flight was excellent."
Pros: "Decent movie selection on one of my flights"
Cons: "I had booked my Air Canada trip and had a single stop-over while I switched to a different plane. Both of these planes were Air Canada. I Even though I made it through Customs in the shortest time possible, and back through security, I still managed to narrowly make my second flight. They were final-calling my name and actually taking off earlier than expected. Had I been 2 more minutes late, my flight would probably have taken off. I didn't check any bags either, so had I checked one, I don't think I would have made my second flight."
Pros: "Got free internet for their troubles."
Cons: "They boarded us already a half hour late on our plane. Then after we were all boarded they decided to tell us that the pilots had not even landed from their previous flight yet. Once the pilots finally got on board the aircraft they still took another 40 minutes to do their routine checks. Almost two hours later we finally took off."
Cons: "The post office lost my passport and I was unable to go on this flight. Customer service was unwilling to provide a solution that did not cost thousands of dollars to rebook and see my family for Christmas."
Cons: "Late leaving. Plane packed full. Cramped seating, overhead bins full. Carry on baggage seems unregulated. Air Canada does little to make flying pleasant. Cramped seating getting worse and worse. If you are tall, be prepared to suffer."
Cons: "I found the crew members more involved in there own personal conversations rather than the guests.... Trying to get there attention was virtually impossible...."
Cons: "Too hot and cramped"
Cons: "Plane way too cold, seat would not recline"
Pros: "The service was fantastic flying over night is never fun but the staff made the plane very comfortable"
Cons: "The plane was very cold"
Pros: "Onboard service staff were very good."
Cons: "Flight was one and a half hours late leaving."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and courteous."
Cons: "Flight delayed as usual (for Air Canada)"
Pros: "Leg room on a wide bodied airplane and movie equipment working well. Stewards were by more than once offering food or refreshment."
Pros: "Good on flight entertainment. On this flight we had a good crew and good staff. However it has been mixed in the past with air canada"
Cons: "No food or snack. Only drinks or food for purchase."
Pros: "Tv screens were bigger and alot more newer than west jets."
Cons: "I always flew with west jet and herd people say good things about air canada. So I decided to try them out. I had a 4 hour flight and I did not like the seats.. they were not comfortable at all.. the padding felt very thin and could feel the plastic she'll of the seat.. it wasn't just that plane.. i had a return flight with 1 lay over. I would go back to flying west jet. They had the same size planes and way more comfortable seats."
Pros: "On time/boarding by zone prevents unnecessary gathering at the boarding area."
Cons: "Air Canada Boarding agent was rude when I inquired about taking an earlier flight. Her reply was, "The boarding for this earlier flight has now closed- even if I were able to get you on, you would be paying a change fee". I'm tired of the attitude of many of the Air Canada boarding agents."
Cons: "It was cancelled."
Pros: "Staff was at least friendly"
Cons: "For a 5+ hour flight only beverages were offered - anything else (such as a snack or small meal) had to be purchased. Very cheap service IMO. The selection of entertainment (movies/tv shows) was exceptionally limited and out of date. Their way of boarding the plane (via zone) is very backwards as families with children weren't asked to board until half way through the plane loading (unless those families had already paid for the more expensive zone upgrades). Most airlines let them load first to give them extra time. My checked bag was 1.2kg over the limit so I had to open the bag and switch 1.2kg of clothing into my carry on in front of the rest of those checking in. What an embarrassment and such foolery. All in all Westjet does a better job for trips across Canada. Will not be trying Air Canada again."
Pros: "Flight attendant's were friendly amid the circumstances."
Cons: "Our first flight was cancelled 15 minutes before scheduled take-off. upon being bumped to another flight two hours later, that flight was delayed two hours after an issue during take-off. We remained on the plane while mechanic/engineering staff rectified the problem. We booked a flight to save time on driving. We would have arrived earlier had we drove. I understand things happen, but the airline eneds to take responsibility and show some good customer service. Aside from the pilot, no apology given, no reimbursement offered. Disappinting. Air Canada is now a last-resort option for a frequent flyer like myself."
Cons: "No cookies or pretzels."
Cons: "Flight attendant was awful My seat assignment was the same seat designated to crew and my flight attendant treated badly inspite of the error"
Pros: "Crew members were very helpful and friendly."
Cons: "We were delayed another hour on the tarmac for refuelling. Seems like they should have delayed boarding."
Cons: "Air Canada has the worst customer service. Hate flying with them"
Pros: "The crew was good"
Cons: "The flight was delayed several times, and then they lost my baggage, when I landed in Chicago, no bag. A person from United Airlines called me at 7:00 AM the next morning and said that they had my bag. He directed it to GRB that day. Thanks to him I got my bag back!"
Cons: "They lost my bag which was full of important clothing I needed for interviews this week."
Cons: "My biggest complaint regarding air Canada is the poor service and indifference typically exhibited by their service staff."
Cons: "Air Canada as well as WestJet charge exuberant amounts for local flights. They offer services and leg room of a budget airline while charging prices at the top range of a regular airline. Lack of proper competition in Canada allows Air Canada and WestJet to charge whatever they want since there are no other real options"