Rude crew, there was no choices in food. For breakfast or lunch it was only one choice. I asked gor a vegetarian option for breakfast since i dont eat pork but they said no other options. Take it or leave it , when i complained how come they don’t have vegetarian options they said i should book it 72 hours before hand. I couldn’t believe that they didn’t seem to care or accommodate me for breakfast. Didn’t try to find an alternative and walked away leaving me hungry with no breakfast.
Efficient cabin crew, no issues with entertainment system, clean toilets.
It’s American. They just don’t go out of there way to make it good. It’s ok. Frankly, if you want to go some places - they are the only real choice for non stop. If they weren’t - you wouldn’t fly them. Flight was fine. Nothing special.
Because of turbulence we were not served anything unless we asked for it. But flight attendants were very nice and accommodating.
Cons: "Flight was late for no apparent reason"
Pros: "Space between the seats"
Cons: "Leg room. But you know that"
Pros: "Crew fine. Plane ok. Legroom better than usual."
Cons: "Re-routed mid flight and forced delays. AA has been awful all holiday weekend."
Cons: "American changed our seats to back of plane. No explanation."
Cons: "Have coach passengers prepay for meals"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3 hrs"
Cons: "The personal device entertainment wasn't working, which made for a long, dull flight."
Pros: "Delayed and dropped off in the rain far from terminal still waiting for bags"
Pros: "I flew business so it made a difference in the overall experience. Crew was pleasant and served beverages as soon as I boarded. Also, received a pillow and blanket as it was chilly on the plane."
Cons: "No complaints, everything was perfect. It's worth it to spend the extra cash and fly business."
Pros: "Overall decent, standard AA experience."
Cons: "If you’re used to Main Cabin Extra, you get easily tricked by the red trimmed seats. The gentleman in front of us was. Also, Tucson airport baggage delivery was D- as usual. Slow and only partial regard for priority tags."
Cons: "No food on the International flight from Kingston to Miami."
Pros: "I liked the arts and craft show that was showing on the plane."
Cons: "As I came into the airport I went to a kiosk to check in and the attendant at the kiosk basically took over my passport and started pushing buttons that I never asked her to push. I eventually got my boarding passes only to find I wasn’t assigned a seat for the first flight and I will get it later at the gate. After getting through security my name was called for a extra security screening which I thought was interesting since I have Global Entry and am an American citizen. Weird. Because my name was called I had to get to the gate early. Upon arriving to the gate the gate agent confirmed I have extra security screening and she would assign my seat soon. After waiting some time she assigned me to a middle seat in the last row of the plane! After boarding someone came and sat next to me that was overweight and should have been charged for 2 seats. With such a long flight it’s the least American can do."
Pros: "The crew handled the emergency very professionally"
Pros: "Great flight"
Cons: "everyone was friendly"
Pros: "The original flight time was an hour and 30 minutes. We got there in 45 minutes."
Cons: "The departure times changed several times and the plane was over packed to the point they had to put carryons into checked baggage."
Cons: "Nothing was good! Horrible horrible airline!"
Pros: "- Crew was friendly and pleasant - Good movie options"
Cons: "- No updates or reason given for why BCN to JFK flight was delayed so everyone waited around confused"
Pros: "The one flight attendant that realized how shitty of a situation they placed me in."
Cons: "American Airlines made me take all clothes out of carry-on, took my brand new AWAY bags, and made me stuff my clothes and other belongings into 5 plastic bags. All because they said my bag was illegal to fly on plane (whether it was checked in or not). Turns out they didn’t have to do that. What a crock."
Cons: "The flight had no pilot assigned to the flight yet the attendants still boarded us. Then we waited on the plane for an hour before exiting the plane. The attendants gave us little information on flight alternatives and when the flight was finally allowed to board again, they did not announce it and so had I not been waiting close by, I would have missed my flight. It was extremely disappointing but not shocking with all the scandals that have occurred this year with American Airlines. I do not recommend flying with them."
Pros: "Entertainment system and new plane"
Pros: "Liked having LCD screen for viewing movies and such"
Cons: "Cramped seating, but I guess this is par for the course these days. Pack people in like sardines and make them drool over first class seating."
Pros: "Very clean. Staff was very friendly."
Cons: "Paid extra for six inches of leg room but the seats recline 2 inches. Not comfortable. TV touch screen did not work."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Zero Entertainment. Flight delayed around 30 minutes, which gave me a heartburn as we had to catch the next flight. No priority plus lounge near this gate in Toronto"
Cons: "No headset for entertainment"
Pros: "Great crew, happy hour was wonderful."
Cons: "They bumped us off our flight for not checking in online! It was a very frustrating experience."
Cons: "Not enough staff at the airport to check in all passengers for early departures"
Pros: "They were absolutely fantastic on checking on me, food, service, flight in general. Would recommend to anyone!!!"
Pros: "the plane, a 380, had comfortable seats, fewer occupants, more and easier access to bathrooms, did not like the larger plane I flew on going to Australia, it held 700 persons could physically reach the lights and when on, they didn't disturb anyone vegetarian food was delicious and nutritionally sound and varied love the soft blankets"
Cons: "not a very good choice of current movies"
Pros: "Ease of checking in by agent. Courteous and friendly staff. On time departure"
Pros: "On time performance; friendly, competent staff."
Pros: "The flight was >1 hour late, which the pilot told us was due to the LAX controllers changing the landing patterns due to weather. So this really wasn't anyone's fault. But there was a large difference in comfort between this flight and the JAL flight from Tokyo. Seats were smaller, and my wife and I couldn't get seats together."
Pros: "Flight research tools."
Cons: "After choosing seats through this website we were kicked out of all of them and was separated from my partner. Every single flight we took was late and we missed a connection due to a late take off. The low cost was not worth the extreme effort and connecting flights."
Pros: "Food was good and staff was nice."
Cons: "Plane was old, seats uncomfortable like all the cushion in the seat had been worn out, and a bathroom was out of order so we had to wait in line for the other one that would quickly run out of paper towels."
Cons: "No food chips chips very POOR POOR"
Cons: "delay , i am of the opinion that american airline will be late every time . it took two days to go to kingston jamaica from miami intl on 8-4-16 this should be 1. 30 hrs. that was verry poor and return on 8-28-16 flight was delay , i could understand this but two days is a bit too long . ,this happen to me so i not happy . frankie arboine"
Pros: "Free wifi"
Cons: "Late flight, late crew, Late boarding"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and the flight was very smooth. Lots of choices for drinks."
Cons: "The food and boarding."
Pros: "Flight was on time. Great service from the ground staff to the in flight crew."
The flight was on time and comfortable. The headphone jack didn’t work on my fight making my movie difficult to enjoy.
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: "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: "The efficiency."
Cons: "The fact that I paid all this money and yet I couldn't get a decent meal. Unbelievable. I've been flying for years -- long enough to remember when flying was less expensive and we actually got more. Today we pay all kinds of taxes and fees; we pay to bring our luggage (as if we could pay for a ticket to go abroad and do so without clothing), and yet we get get less for our dollar. I wish someone in the offices actually thought about that AND did something to make flying with Air Canada what it was."
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."
Pros: "Flights were on time and very comfortable"
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: "The courtesy of the attendants. Boarding was a breeze."
Cons: "The leg room."
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: "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: "Being transported safely to yyz"
Cons: "How cheap the airline is compared to west jet and caribbean airlines"
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: "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."
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: "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"
Cons: "Fast boarding"
Pros: "The ride was very pleasent. Staff were always smiling and super nice."
Cons: "The lack of arm space and limited seat recliner."
Flight met expectations. No problems. The crew sat at the front of the plane for the entire flight, talking very loudly, acting like a bunch of obnoxious teenagers. So loud I could hear them clearly despite my noise cancelling headset. Total disrespect for any passengers who didn't want to listen to their non stop loud behaviour, or were trying to sleep, or just wanting a peaceful quiet flight
It’s a no frills airline, professional and gets the job done well.
Nothing at all. The flight attendants couldn’t care less about the passengers. Overheard 2 complaint about being “too tired to bother or care about anything”. Complaining about working 2 jobs and was even too tired to care about returning a lost pair of glasses that they just threw away. Never flying this crappy airline again.
Really nice flight barring a one hour delay, which was already informed. Staff at abbottsford check in counter was very friendly and helpful. Her name was Robin.
Lack of staff Airplane (even with upgraded seats) was not comfortable Boarding took extremely long, no system in place Inconsistent messaging on reason for delay
I sat near a man who continually took his mask off. He was told to put it on 3 different times. He would say “ oh sorry” then remove it as soon as they walked away. By the end of the flight they had given up and they all walked by him “maskless” and didn’t say anything. He coughed and sneezed throughout the flight
Price was good. Boarding was terrible. Perhaps it was on the airport authority. No food and no entertainment, as expected. No tunnel for boarding and getting off (inconvenient)
Cons: "We ran into a hiccup at the airport and my wife left her purse in the bathroom near security. Since the gate was over 1km away we ended up arriving 5 minutes before departure time but the gates were closed and they would not let us on.Gate staff were very unhelpful, and the next day the manager at Halifax was very rude about returning our checked luggage. We will fly with WJ/AC from now on."
There is no in-flight entertainment or food on this flight but for the price it was perfect - direct flight, on time, easy check in and boarding experience
You get what you pay for. It was all good.
Cons: "Was very late. Could not sort out simple boarding issues"
Pros: "Flight once it got to Edmonton was ok"
Cons: "Communications with travelers...5 hour delay! Meal vouchers were given with only one restaurant open and maxed out on space and good items...just a bad situation."
Pros: "Pricing is great"
Cons: "Seats, complimentary food, timing of flight"
Pros: "That it was cheap when we booked it online."
Cons: "Apparently it wasn’t that cheap of a flight after all. We had to pay for our luggage instead of a carry on. And the plane was empty not full with passengers. That to us was a ripoff. Don’t Deceive passengers to fly cheap with you when you’ll make them pay you for carry on when it’s not needed."