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Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,231 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "The seats were comfortable and the leg room for a 5 ft 10 inch man was fine in the main cabin. Pre ordered food and that was good."
Cons: "If people understood how to get off the plane"

Pros: "there was nothing to like. A few hours before the early morning flight Alaska cancelled the flight and rebooked us fir a flight 12 hours later. Their phone is off during the night and we had to go to the airport in the middle of the night to get a flight that would get us to our cruise on time. A"
Cons: "use something other than Alaska and it will be better"

Cons: "No USB charger outlets in seats"

Pros: "Quick and simple flight. I appreciated the free beer to get me thru it"
Cons: "Super uncomfortable! Smallest prop plane ever. It rattled and bumped the whole way and seemed very old and busted. Not what I expect from Alaska"

Pros: "Flight was on time, plane was clean. Appreciated the care of the phone agent when we needed to make a change."
Cons: "Husbands upgraded seat 6C was terribly uncomfortable. My row and one other were completely skipped with food services I’m mean completely, no cracker no offer of food for purchase nothing. When I asked if there would be an opportunity to purchase food I was told that there would be three more carts....nope just nope. First time I ever have needed to purchase something to eat and it was complete unavailable. When the last cart came by I asked again and was treated rather bruskly of course I was just too “hangry” to care. First truly horrid trip I’ve ever experienced. This was not a full flight. Not sure what the heck was up but I’ve never been so glad to get off a flight."

Pros: "Very simple and easy trip. The flight attendants even found a postcard my friend had left at the gate earlier in the day and gave it to me on the flight."
Cons: "Airlines are so scared to fly in inclement weather. I knows it’s safer but if it’s raining and there’s no sign of lightning it’s probably safe to leave."

Pros: "I liked nothing"
Cons: "I didn’t like everything"

Pros: "Was one of the best flights I’ve had. Service was really good and enjoyed the complimentary cocktails"

Pros: "Love Alaska. Good service"
Cons: "full flight, and Portland packed with commuters as usual"

Pros: "Friendly and helpful staff"

Pros: "My flight was at 6:45 and so the first domestic flight out was much more crowded than I thought. People were cutting claiming they’re late. No staff other than at the entry. Voices were raised as one man refused to let two others to just cut and walk right past him."

Pros: "Everything else."

Cons: "We would have loved more of a meal during the flight."

Pros: "The seats and stowage were expected in comparison to a 737-800. Boarding time was fairly quick and organized."
Cons: "Boarding announcement was localized using a small portable microphone/speaker combo. Not great if you were sitting in another gate where seating was available. Food was pay as you go. Soft drinks and water were free. No in flight entertainment in the seat. They use GoGo Flight and rent tablets for 10.00 USD. The videos would skip and you will miss key elements of a plot. I was underwhelmed by this airline and will likely not take them again for a 5.5 hour flight."

Pros: "The flight crew was very friendly."
Cons: "The plane was limited in space to move around. Overhead baggage compartment was broken. Should provide more movies to economy class! Vegan meal wasn't actually vegan (yogurt is not) and it was poor quality."

Pros: "The free wine! It was on time, employees at airport and on plane were very nice. Flight and seats comfy."
Cons: "Wish there were more direct flight to SF"

Pros: "Quick, easy, clean"

Pros: "The actual flight was fine. No issues to report."
Cons: "2 flights. 2 late take offs and lost luggage."

Cons: "Asked fort blanket. Told they were only available for First Class passengers"

Cons: "My flight back from Salt Lake City has a lot less friendly staff"

Pros: "Smooth flight lovely flight attendant"

Pros: "Found the crew to be friendly and relaxed. The plane was fairly new. Overall, it went fine as long as you understood it was going to be simple offerings."
Cons: "Apparent aggressiveness to get as many carry on bags paid for by the ground staff measuring with a measuring tape all bags. I've never seen anything like it. My bag was fine. Then, when they started to take fees you had to come back and pay. It wasn't done right then. The ground staff was minimally helpful. Flight amenities or not, pay for headset and having more than 2 TV shows and 2 movies cost you an up charge even on an overseas flight. One choice for dinner.- pasta so it was vegetarian. Breakfast was a sad roll, one small piece of cheese and ham, and fruit that was that questionable. Overnight flight, pillow no blanket in Economy. Seats hard and leg room was tight. Their Economy plus and business looked a much better way to go."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The flight that I booked is from Omaha to Guangzhou, but you guys gave me the ticket shows that there has one stop by Canada, and I don't have the ETA so that the stuffs wouldn't let me get in the flight and I can't make my trip on time! I don't think that is my bad because as a customer YOU( this APP) should be able to let me know I need to get the ETA to support me stop by Canada before I book the ticket from YOU GUYS, and I don't know that, so that I can't get in the flight which is make me feels really tough! And I know that it is not just happen to me but also it happen to other people, there has some people has the same problem as I do, so I don't think you guys should do that! DO NOT sales us the ticket that can't let us get in the flight! As a public APP. You guys should make the notes when you sale the ticket, say" there has a one stop by Canada, IF U don't have ETA, pls don't book it!" Let the people know so that we won't get any trouble OK?!?!"

Pros: "Fast abs friendly, knowledgeable staff."

Pros: "Alecarte and free wine."

Pros: "Fast service, very professional and great customer service! Overall, a very pleasant flying experience."
Cons: "n/a"

Pros: "$25 meal voucher. Helpful staff who made sure everyone made connecting flights or were rerouted"
Cons: "Repeated delays. 5+hrs in airport."

Cons: "There was a long wait for staff to check our bags. Approximately 45-60 minutes in a line of 30+ people."

Pros: "I think you need to adjust the cabin pressure as my legs and feet swelled and they've never done that on another flight. I even hydrated and tried exercises prior and through the flight. Please look into - I really think there is something to investigate. Thank you."
Cons: "It took me 2 days to get the swelling to subside. Not something I've EVER had to think about let alone do. I'm wearing compression tights...dreading the flight home tomorrow."

Pros: "Wine flys free is amazing!!!"

Pros: "Alaska airlines was a super flight, great staff"
Cons: "Portland TSA...horribly rude. A major incident waiting to happen with that kind of aggressive behavior"

Pros: "On time take off"

Pros: "On time, friendly staff, clean plane"
Cons: "Slow drink service"

Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"

Pros: "My flight attendants were sooooo friendly. Also really enjoy the complimentary glass of wine!"

Cons: "no music. no wi-fi. nothing to enhance the experience. check out jet blue."

Pros: "The in flight entertainment tablet I rented ($10) was really nice. It had some very new movies, fun games and more on it. Most of the flight crew was kind and polite, minus one woman who seemed to hate her job and the airline. I was pleased that the flight wasn't canceled as many others into PDX had been that day due to an ice storm. Felt safe even with turbulence and threat of a slippery landing."
Cons: "One crew member, an older woman, seemed really bitter. She openly expressed frustration with Alaska in front of passengers on multiple occasions and was very rude and brusque with us customers. She made me feel like a nuisance for even just being on the flight. Otherwise the seats were just so small and uncomfortable. It was a long flight to feel smushed and have a sore tailbone from the total lack of padding."

Pros: "We arrived half an hour early! Bags on time."

Pros: "The flight attendants were awesome!"

Pros: "Crew is friendly and very efficient. The flight attendant came to tell me that I would be on the same plane for the continuing flight to Sacramento so not to worry about short connection. This was very considerate. Free wine. SMOOTH landing."
Cons: "The sound system is VERY loud to the point of being piercing. I was on four of your planes and this was consistent."

Pros: "The crew is genuinely friendly and helpful. It was a very short flight so there is not much to note. It was on time, and I caught my connection easily. I am very glad they serve the Redmond Oregon to Portland route."
Cons: "This does not apply."

Pros: "Check in easy, comfortable seating, friendly staff,on time flight."

Pros: "The crew was hysterical. There were clearly some regulars on this flight and the crew knew them. Made the "shuttle" fun."

Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "How loud it was inside as was a smaller plane."

Pros: "Crew members, ease of boarding, Alaska App."
Cons: "Plane is small and very noisy. Hard to hear on your own device, or to take a nap etc. Small seats, tight fit - rubbing elbows with the person sitting next to you."

Pros: "Nice"
Cons: "Good one"

Pros: "Professional. Bumpy ride expected this time of year in the Northwest."

Pros: "It was everything nice from the take off to the landing"

Pros: "I got to my destination."
Cons: "The plane was 2 hours late. We were the 1st flight in the morning. There was no beverage service on the first flight and by the second flight they then charged for alcohol when there was supposed to be a free drink on the first flight. No entertainment offered for a 5+ hour flight. I was initially excited to fly with Alaska and took a longer flight duration to do so and paid more because the company used to offer the customer more. I now see that is a thing of the past and will book with other airlines that still hold this value."

Pros: "Crew was helpful in answering questions"
Cons: "The only food served was a pay option only."

Pros: "90 minutes"
Cons: "90 minutes"

Cons: "Missed the connection in Toronto. Had to spend the night there. My skis arrived one day late to my destination."

Pros: "Flight was mercifully short."
Cons: "Air Canada canceled other short haul flights and jammed the overflow passengers onto our flight which resulted in our flight being late and overcrowded. Passengers that came from the canceled flight complained that this wasn't the first time Air Canada had done this."

Cons: "Flight was late departing"

Cons: "Plane was delayed 30 minutes-1 hour on tarmac prior to takeoff for deicing"

Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable and tight. Leg room is not existent."

Pros: "A short flight on a small plane.Smooth flight, smooth, smooth landing. Although the flight was delayed, the passengers were kept informed as to where the plane was and the expected time of departure."

Pros: "On board food acceptable"
Cons: "Entertainment system wifi connection kept dropping. Crew were oblivious to the issue and unable to address."

Pros: "The leg room in basic economy was great -- especially compared to other airlines. In seat entertainment was free."
Cons: "No complimentary snack on a five-hour flight. Food was available for fee. Entertainment movie/TV programming was limited (not live television)."

Cons: "Rouge entertainment system is crappy"

Pros: "0"
Cons: "Because of the delayed flight out of Lisbon I missed this flight and was rerouted to Vancouver. I had to go through customs and re enter the airport going through security to board the Vancouver fligh. Slept in a hotel for four hours, paid for by Air Canada, went back to the airport through security again and flew to Portland."

Cons: "I was held back for 'random' security check. Security lost my boarding pass and didn't care. Only found it because my friend asked them to check a table where they had put it. They didn't apologize for any inconvenience and instead security chief kept asking more questions. Truly atrocious customer service."

Pros: "Pleasant crew"
Cons: "ONE bathroom for all of economy Had to buy even smallest snacks Poor overhead bin space"

Cons: "No luggage"

Cons: "There was one announcement about preboarding and none after that -- only one announcement about delay of 20 minutes but we were more than an Hour late boarding. That was 1st impression. Then, when we got on the plane, it was very old so made me worry about safety."

Cons: "The entertainment system was broken on this flight."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Air Canada accommodated me on an earlier flight saving me 3 hrs."

Cons: "Customs detained my girlfriend and I for an hour causing us to supposedly miss our flight. We spoke to a Air Canada Rep and they told us our flight had left and they couldn't hold it for us. That is fine but they said they would not provide us with a hotel for missing this. Ok that is there policy but we ran to the terminal E95, for our Flight to Portland which had actually had not left and they were actually holding it for another person. So Air Canada lied about our flight leaving and that there was not another one till the next day. Overall I will never go to this airport nor will I use Air Canada ever again."

Pros: "Nice friendly staff in plane, and experienced staff at airport (unlike in Okinawa, Tokyo and Osaka). Nice to be able to recheck bags and clear US customs in Vancouver, BC thanks to the US section of the terminal, so that we didn't have to do that upon arrival in Portland."

Pros: "It got me home."
Cons: "One of the attendants yelled at anyone who needed to use the bathroom whenever the seatbelt sign was on. Understandable when the plane was actually experiencing turbulence but most of the time it was a smooth flight. Know there are regulations concerning this but I feel she could have been a bit nicer in her tone. Thankfully there was an empty seat just outside the toilet so that I could sit but anyone who arrived after me was told to return to their seat. When nature calls, sometimes it's impossible to walk very far."

Pros: "Staff was courteous and tried to get people with large luggage to check it."
Cons: "It took forever to load as people carried on huge bags that wouldn't fit in the overhead bins or under the seats. It took an extremely long time to get through American customs, and they were very rude, not caring if people missed connecting flights. They wouldn't add workers. Some almost missed the flight. P"

Cons: "I needed to sleep ( it was 1:00 am in the city I originated from) and in the smaller plane the seats barely reclined and it was hard to get comfortable, let alone sleep."

Pros: "I was last on the plane. The crew was welcoming."
Cons: "Not very clean bathroom. Not unusual for airplanes."

Cons: "To small of plane."

Cons: "My girlfriend and I booked our flights about 10 months in advance and had selected seats next to each other for all of our Air Canada Flights. Somehow all of these seats were changed without an update to us. We did not sit together at all on any of our flights and were put in middle seats, which is not what we originally requested. We were both very upset with this as some of these were long flights."

Cons: "My flight from Milan was 1 1/2 hr late but before landing it was announced that our seats on the connecting flight was "protected". I got to my gate 40 min. before takeoff (it was 15 min. delayed). Upon boarding I was told my seat was given away. They assumed I would miss my flight. I had to wait another 4 hr. to board a flight to Vancouver BC leaving 11pm. I had to go to a hotel at 2 am and take a 8:50 am flight to PDX. Before boarding I was again stopped because my ticket didn't have the proper security stamp. The agent there was extremely rude and condescending. This was a terrible experience!"

Pros: "Price and crew were good. comfortable enough."
Cons: "No decent place to eat in the airport and no food options on the flight.Also it was an hour delayed."

Pros: "Nothing in particular. We got here safely. That's good."
Cons: "1 bathroom for long flight. Ridiculous. Very tight and uncomfortable seats. No pillows, blankets, food and drink service only 1 time in long flight and all food is purchased. Basically, an exercise in human torture for 5+ hours. Should not be permissible to treat people this way."

Pros: "Staff VERY professional. Very easy to use food voucher."
Cons: "Mechanical Issues. Made to wait 4 hours for alternative plane."

Pros: "I'm glad Air Canada took appropriate precautions to ensure our safety, however..."
Cons: "On the flight from Portland to Vancouver, someone was allowed to board the plane and then leave, with no explanation, no accompaniment, and no way of contacting him. Consequently, our flight was delayed 3 hours while police and bomb squads checked the plane and all the baggage. Why was this person allowed to disembark in the first place? This occurred during boarding, so there should have been attendants there to stop him or at least ask him where he was going. And once he did disembark, why was no one able to track where he went? Seems like an odd security breach and, ultimately, a huge inconvenience for the passengers who remained on the plane."

Pros: "It was great."
Cons: "Like to be able to pick my seat ahead of time without a charge."

Pros: "- On-time departure, attentive staff and good selection of entertainment to pass 5 hours of travel time - Love the pre-boarding for families with kids - Good overheard space for carry-on bags - flight was not way overbooked and no one had to scramble for space"
Cons: "- Narrow leg room - relaxing in the economy class was challenging (but not surprising experience)"

Pros: "Flight and attendants great! A second offering of coffee would have been appreciated!"
Cons: "Lines were confusing to me. Kiosk machines for boarding passes clogged lines. Only 3 staff working security lines after a long weekend! 3 sets of married couples that I knew of couldn't be seated together! Airport personnel not very helpful and rather cranky!"

Pros: "Air Canada worked hard to get people where they needed to be but security was somewhat difficult although understandable"

Pros: "The only thing I liked is the fact that I arrived safely at my destination."
Cons: "I did not like the three house delay in Toronto. And, of course, we were always told, it will be just a few more minutes each time so for three hours we were stuck, milling around @ the gate.....well actually between two gates because they kept changing gates.......waiting for the flight. If I'd know it was going to be 3 hours, I would have maybe gotten some food and wandered away to find a place that had a spot to sit. Instead, standing on one foot and then the other, hungry for three house while Air Canada got their #@%*# together and found a plane that actually functioned appropriately."

Cons: "The final leg of our travel boarded over 2 hours late. No compensation given for that. Two planes were declared not fly worthy-low confidence. While not Air Canada's responsibility, Toronto's Pearson Airport was awful. We went through many airports on our travels and this stood out as the worst. Constant security checks that seemed unnecessary. Poor line management. Not enough security/immigration kiosks. Very expensive food. During our 2+hour delay for boarding, we observed constant gate changes for other flights. Flight organization seems poor."

Pros: "Great staff"

Pros: "That this flight had entertain system that was on broad. Did not have to down load or use your horrible app."
Cons: "You should provide food or snacks for flights over 2hours with no charge. We were only offered a drink. Some people do not carry credit cards to purchase items."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable and I was able to sleep for most of the flight."
Cons: "My flight was delayed several times and the gate was also changed. I recognize that safety is important, but passengers should be offered snacks when their flight is delayed for several hours."

Cons: "The pressurization of the cabin was very uncomfortable for me. I fly a lot and only notice this like one in 30 flights. I was very swollen after and felt the pressure during the flight."

Cons: "No viewing screens and fewer selections of movies from air canada app compared with selection from vancouver to tokyo. I don't know why our return trip was so different."

Pros: "Punctuality"
Cons: "Not even a pretzel with a soft drink or coffee. Also coffee was lukewarm."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable and could recline more than other planes. Had entertainment in the headrests."

Pros: "The comfort of a Dash 8 was surprising. The seats have a suitable amount of leg room which I'm actually scared to mention so they don't add an extra seat to each row to take it away. Not too much, not too small, just right for a 6 foot man to not have his knees pressed against the seat in front for the whole ride"
Cons: "Where to start? Dash 8's shake, rattle and roll for the whole trip. Felt like we could fall out of the sky at any time. Staff don't care. Split our group after rescheduling due to aircraft issues despite seats available on both connectors. Said to wait until next stop to fix. Next stop said nothing they can do since we checked a bag. Put 2 hours between arrivals just because they can. Blamed it on the computer. Did provide a $10 meal voucher. Good to know Air Canada values my total trip delay time at $2/hr"

Pros: "Again, I felt we had excellent service. It was a small plane and one steward, and she did everything!"

Pros: "Short, quick and convenient"

Pros: "It was alright, just not much entertainment on a small plane"
Cons: "No enough things to entertain me and the seats were somewhat uncomfortable"

Pros: "I got home."
Cons: "Typical noisy turbo prop plane. It was an hour late."

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