The wait time at check in is extremely too long. I waited for two hours. I had 20 mins to make my flight after security and customs check.
My flight from Lima to La has been delay for 2 hours l has to run because l had a conecction from La to Phoenix of course the airport was a mess because it was under construcción. My coneccion was delay again for 45 minutes! Well l made it l guess! The landing was horrible!!
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "Had to switch planes, flight was delayed almost 3 hours"
Cons: "Terrible airline and airport system... the boarding system is a disaster... after waiting in line for so long they send you to different counters to pay for bags... on top of that they didn’t check in one of the 6 in my group by the attendant’s mistake and they closed the flight in us...there is a bussing system that “takes you to the plane” and when we finally made it to our gate the bus made their last of the 2 trips to the plane. So we lost our flight to Cusco and ruined our entire first day of touring in Cusco..... your system or multiple check in/ cashier/customer service counters is a disaster and it makes zero sense. I will NOT fly latam again."
Pros: "Flights were on time"
Cons: "One little cookie for snack is nothing. Planes are old. Seats are uncomfortable. The movies app doesn’t work very well and it requires subtitles available for non English speakers"
Pros: "Crew were amazing and helpful."
Cons: "They tried to charge more Money all the time. During the web check in, they give you the row where the sits are not able to decline. When you try to chance it, they pretend to charge extra fee"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly! The seat was great!"
Pros: "On time, friendly staff"
Cons: "Bigger seats, better coffee"
Pros: "It was on time and boarding was efficient. I’ve never been on a flight where they board window seats first, then middle, then aisle. I can see how that makes a lot of sense and makes the process better."
Cons: "I wasn’t sure why my small rolling luggage was being tagged and told to be left at the gate. Others had their rolling pieces brought onto the plane and there was enough room, so I was a little worried about if someone was going through it or if it would make it to the destination. It did show up."
Pros: "The staff were very friendly at all times. Everything was clean an the flight atgandants were always near by incase you needed anything else."
Pros: "I had few questions about emigration in São Paulo and they helped, the food was good and all were very kind!"
Pros: "Great crew comfortable seating on time. Good short haul flight"
Pros: "Good crew, excellent service, friendly staff, comfortable seats and on-time flight"
Cons: "Entertainment was lacking, so there was only an in-flight magazine to read with limited English language material"
Pros: "- Flight in bound to Peru + 7 hrs late. Family of 4 separated. - Flight in bound to Cusco Overbooked. Sent us on a different flight. - Return flight from Cusco Bumped (+4 hrs late), promised voucher and upgrade due to all the previous issues. - Return flight out bound from Lima. Would no recognized any of the promises nor the inconveniences of the other flights and the promises. (In Lima all was denied by the land people but they kept on sending us from one person to another for over 3 hours until the final minute when all passengers where on board they said they could not do anything). Family was separated once again."
Cons: "The crew did their best to overcome what the land supervisors did not do. Check with us during the flight."
Pros: "Las personas son muy amables"
Cons: "Intentan cobrar el cambio de asiento en la misma fila en el web Check in y en el vuelo no dan ni un vaso de agua, y no es una low cost"
Pros: "our flight back home went smoothly"
Cons: "our flight from LAX to Montevideo was delayed by 8 hours, making us miss our connections. We arrived day late. Our luggage a day after that. Our friends went back home on another LATAM flight from Buenos Aires that was delayed. They were flown for 2 days around South America before making to LAX."
Pros: "I needed to check a bag at the gate, and the staff were very friendly and patient when I asked them about it. They are all very fluent in both English and Spanish!"
Cons: "Lots of waiting for the plane to board, lots of time without staff at the counter so people sort of piled up with questions."
Cons: "I needed to change my flight because of a death in the family. To change my flight was more expensive than the initial ticket itself. That is ridiculous. You should not do that to people. There should be a $300 change fee and that's it. At most. The entertainment would be good if I could hear it - but I couldn't. The sound was terrible. Uncomfortable seats. Barely slept. Overal terrible experience. Also turn on the damn entertainment while we are waiting on the tarmac - why wait until we are in the air? Almost every other airline - all the good ones - Emirates, Lufthansa, and other quality airlines - will let you access the in flight entertainment as soon as you sit. But the change cost of the ticket was the most offensive thing. I feel robbed, in a time of tragedy."
Pros: "LATAM is now a budget airline - don't expect any comfort, quality service or food"
Cons: "Too many people have carry on baggage that is too big, no space left in the overhead bins for those boarding last. Seats are too narrow, even for a person that is not particularly big."
Cons: "Moved us to a smaller plane and gave us new seats, didn’t even get to sit next to my husband."
Cons: "Boarding started 30’ late. Boarding itself was awful, two Lin’s of people where it was supposed to be one."
Pros: "Having to download an app to have access to the entertainment was a big inconvenience."
Pros: "Convenience on transferring from on plane to the other."
Cons: "The seats were horrible, I could not sleep on my way to Mendoza. No, entertainment and not much leg room."
Pros: "We arrived safely, there was no major problems and the crew was great."
Cons: "They changed my flight without previous notice to an earlier one, it was for around 20 min earlier but still they should send you a notice. Now they charge you for everything you eat, before they gave you a little snack. Also, there's traffic on both airports so that's something unpleasant too."
Pros: "Large amounts of movies to choose from."
Cons: "NO LEG ROOM! The worst!"
Cons: "I showed up to my flight from Lima and was told by Latam that my flight wasn't in their system. Due to the late hour and lack of customer service agents by the time I was able to get to the front of the line (phone calls didn't go through to anyone) the time had passed for me to even check in. According to Latam, Virgin changed my flight and forgot to rebook my return home. I ended up sleeping at the Lima airport, paying out of pocket almost $2000 and having to fly through Miami. No one took responsibility for the fact my ticket was changed and I wasn't informed - unacceptable."
Cons: "When my husband and I arrived to Lima airport 2,5 hours before our scheduled flight, we could not check in because flight was overbooked? There was a seat for one of us (we overheard same conversation at counter next to our - 2 passengers, one available seat)... Explanation was they had technical problems with original plane and they had to replace it with smaller one and everybody else used online checkin in last 48 hours...Everybody else used online checkin?! Is that the rule? Last 48 h of my trip in Peru i did not have internet access, but if it's the only way to get your seat, you paid for months in advance, then I would find some solution. At the end, staying persistent in our request,we were on the scheduled flight (some "miracle" happened and we got 2 seats, next to each other, as same as couple from counter next to us)"
Cons: "I flew home on the LATAM600 Lima to LAX. My flight was suppose to leave noon on May 25. Unfortunately we were delayed until noon the following day, May 26. I understand these matters are out of attendant's control, but the changes were not communicated in English and everyone was extremely slow to get us situated. Our flight was officially canceled at 5:30 pm, and it took five more hours for the attendants to get us to a hotel. In the morning, the transportation was not communicated well that I missed the bus. During all this, they never tried to re-book anyone either. I would pass on flying LATAM in the future."
Cons: "Everything. We never made it to the last flight because they cancelled our flight home, stranding us (myself, husband and 2 small children) in Ecuador. I have traveled extensively for almost 20 years and have NEVER dealt with such a terrible company with such shady employees. It was unbelievable and we aren't the only ones. Just take a peek at their social media accounts. They don't allow reviews anymore but there is a community of people who have been stranded in South America by LATAM and the link is easily found. They seem to have a ploy to try and get people to buy extra tickets. Seriously a scam. Stay away!"
Pros: "The crew were pleasant and they offered drinks and a snack. We had an extra seat between us that was not taken. Lovely"
Cons: "The check in was horrendous with a wait of 45 minutes. The flight had to circle for 30 minutes before it could land in Arequipa."
Pros: "Once I was aboard my flight in Lima LA 2514 the attendants were helpful."
Cons: "When I arrived to Jorge Chavez the ticket counter was down. I waited for 20 minutes and Brunella eventually gave me a boarding pass. The pass was hand written and missing information but she assured me it would be fine. When I attempted to go through security they informed me this wasn't a boarding pass and was missing information. They said I would have to go back downstairs to the desk again. have a visible disability that affects the way I walk, and typically I do not require a wheelchair. I give myself enough time to get to my destination, but thanks to Brunella I was running incredibly late. I finally arrived though my flight was then rerouted to Orlando due to weather conditions at Miami and never arrived in Miami. The pilot of this flight LA2514 decided he was done and wouldn't fly there at all. The passengers were informed they would take buses to Miami."
Cons: "BECAUSE OF YOU GUYS WE LOST A $5000.00 VACATION PLANED MONTHS BEFORE, MY GIRLFRIEND WAS NOT ABLE TO FLY BECAUSE HER NAME WAS MISSPELLED ON THE TICKET, NOBODY DID ANYTHING AT YOUR COMPANY TO FIX IT NEITHER DID THE AIRLINES, YOU GUYS TOTALLY RUINED OUR SUMMER. NO ONE HAS CONTACTED ME TO MAKE RIGHT OR SOMEHOW FIX THE MESS YOU GUYS CREATED"
Pros: "LA TRIPULACION"
Cons: "SE PERDIO EL EQUIPAJE, LUEGO DE MAS DE 24 HRS NO LOS DEVOLVIERON"
Cons: "Latam gives wrong information about connexions. The plane seats extremely uncomfortable. Attendant gave a tissue paper to client to clean her pulling table because it was dirty. They didn't apologized and asked traveler to clean the table instead. Miss connection with the flight from Miami to New York and no help from LATAM personnel at all. This is an airline that at one point it was the best and now is the worst. It is important to clarify with passenger about passing inmigration and aduana and the distance from international to national departures!!"
Pros: "Despite having a high "Sapphire" status with this One World Partner and being promised "preferente" seats by the airline when I reserved seats months ago, I was unable to view the seats or check in online. Both their App and their online system were down and unavailable. We were never able to view our actual seats online. The "preferred seats" my group on 5 could not have been worse!! We were seated consistently in row 11 or the very last row of the aircraft immediately in front of the lavatory, where the seats do not recline at all and where you hear and smell the bathroom for the entire flight.. There was NO space to breathe in our seats. I have traveled on dozens of airlines and this experience and these seats were the WORST! After this happened once, I specifically asked to insure that it would not happen again and was told that seats on my next flights were good but they were the same horrible seats. Part of our itinerary was on LAN and part was on TAM, who have now combined into 1 airline, but still operate on separate systems. So LAN customer service could not see the seats for TAM flights and vice versa. Their online system reflected a changed time for our return flight from 145pm to 250pm from Rio. We verified it 3 times (even though we could not check in or view our seats because of "technical difficulties" we could see the new departure tie, and the change was confirmed by our Sheraton concierge, but when we arrived to the airport they informed us that we had arrived to late for our 145pm flight! We showed them the app that showed our flight was changed to 250pm and they could not explain the problem. We were delayed 4 hours and arrived too late for dinner in Santiago. The final 4 hour flight at 4am flight from Santiago to Lima was torture. The seat in front was literally 6 inches in front of my face when they reclined and I could not recline. It was absolute TORTURE! Avoid this airline! To add the agony, they have lost my bag and do not know where it is!"
Cons: "Horrible seats even for "preferred" status clients. Unreliable and unavailable online service to check in and confirm seats. Two airlines who cannot view or help with the other's flights or even view seats or accurate flight information pretend to call themselves one airline. Lost luggage! Nearly impossible credit card payment system would not accept American credit cards"
Pros: "Flight schedule, inflight service and food in couch was amazingly the best I had in a long time. The entertainment was delightful. The telephone service for questions, while in Peru, was terrible. My flight reservation number was changed and I needed to talk to someone. I had to call the States help line instead of the local number which had a non working automated answering menu."
Pros: "This was the last leg of a very long trip. It went great and the whole trip went as planned. Highly recommend LATAm and American."
Cons: "Why offer so much flights to Cusco and then cancel it the night before? Almost give us a heart attack. Had to place an international call to their US office from Lima to find out what our next morning flight will be at 11pm!"
Pros: "The plane and crew were nice, the food was pretty good for airplane food, they give you wine with your food. Overall one of the better airplanes and quality trip for the prices as one can get"
Cons: "The same things you don't like about all other airplanes, boarding procedures, lines for the bathroom ect"
Cons: "After pass security, before we were about to boarding, everyone was all waiting for their turn there were many security stuffs showed up and let entire people open their bags before get on the plane. It end up delayed flight too."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Worst customer service I have ever experienced!"
Pros: "Plane was nice, good entertainment, good onboard staff. Very cool looking interior plane, and service"
Cons: "HORRIBLE pre flight, and in airport staff. Incompetent, zero clue as to handle a delayed flight forced every passenger to hand over passports into communal plastic bags and took them for 2 hours somewhere in the airport unknown to us. I should never have to give up my passport into plastic bags/strangers EVER. They lost my customs paper, and then proceeded to accuse me of "selling it"--They took it after I passed through customs initially and if they put it back in passport after they threw them all in plastic bags- god knows where it is, or who's hands it was in who may have took it. They would not give us food vouchers, or water. They couldn't figure out how to get buses and hotel rooms for people- basic simple business skills-- add number of passengers going to hotel, calculate number of seats per bus and that will get you the number of buses needed--- they couldn't figure that out. I will call and give more detail, I promise."
Pros: "Everyone was very friendly and the fight was comfortable."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Good movie selection at in seat screen and I was lucky enough to get one that worked."
Cons: "Crew was not friendly. Food was not good. They made me throw out the soda I bought inside the airport AT THE GATE then didn't give enough to drink on board the plane."
Cons: "This flight was entirely unnecessary. I paid for this flight and a connector from Lima to D.C. I was in Nazca, so could have easily boarded in Lima instead, but the airline forced me to make the 14 hour trip back to Cusco instead, just so I could fly BACK to Lima on their plane, otherwise they would have cancelled my whole reservation. I will never fly with LATAM again."
Pros: "We never got boarded!! They oversold the flight and al the passengers without seats are left in line with no explanation! And extremely rude people at the counters. I understand the issues going on these days but to not even acknowledge hen people are asking them when is the next flight, is unacceptable! I will never book this airline again and expect my money back for today's no go :("
Cons: "Don't work with this company! Sky Airlie is horrible customer service at the counters in Punta Arenas"
Cons: "Complementary coffee, tea"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "More space between sits"
Cons: "The cost of this flight was too high for such a mediocre experience. Additionally after paying to bring a bag on board, there was difficulty in finding a space for it and the crew was only somewhat helpful."
Pros: "There was lots of space in the aisle and seat."
Cons: "Sky Airlines lost my luggage! I couldn't check-in online, and then when we were running late, they almost didn't print our ticket out at the ticket counter. Sky Airlines lost my luggage on top of that! Still waiting for it now..."
Pros: "Land crew"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 30 minutes; seats were terribly uncomfortable; flight crew was rude; boarding process was confusing, no announcements were made in English."
Pros: "Quick flight. Nice plane"
Cons: "Paying for carry on bag was expensive"
Pros: "The crew that we had direct contact with were nice. The baggage screeners are misinformed."
Cons: "We were removed from our flight to bariloche because of an issue with our checked bags. The issue was that we had some AAA alkaline batteries in our bags. We were told this is in violation of international standards. It is not. We missed our flight because of this."
Cons: "Rudeness of people at counter for check-in"
Pros: "Que hicieran claras las reglas de llevar equipaje de mano, pues es un engaño y una estafa. Nuestra maleta de mano ha sido adquirida en Europa para vuelos low cost"
Pros: "Bad service also i find out my pscreption sun glass is missing"
Pros: "Crew was nice and helpful."
Cons: "If they didn't charge for carry on luggage, would had been perfect."
Pros: "Comfortable ride, once we got to the plane boarding was very fast as we used two doors to board"
Cons: "The plane arrived late and we had to move gates. We stood around for a very long time with no communication as for the hold on"
Cons: "I would have wanted more legroom and the passenger in front of me kept reclining into my knees."
Pros: "We were on time even early"
Cons: "They don’t even serve water and had menu items missing. also the seating is WAY too tight and uncomfortabke"
Pros: "Stewards were professional"
Cons: "Gate attendant was too stupid to find my pre boarding authorization in the system. Child kicking the back of my chairman another child playing video game with sound on. No headphones"
Pros: "But the security at Santiago to the States was ridiculous. Tossing out water at the gate, hand checking luggage and a General all around rudeness. Good bye Chile."
Pros: "El precio y la puntulidad"
Cons: "Asientos incomodos"
Pros: "It was a great price. You get what you pay for."
Cons: "The food and beverage service was an extra fee and the seats were super cramped."
Pros: "Preço bom"
Cons: "Muito apertado e não limpo antes de entrarmos no aviao"
Pros: "Cheap flight"
Cons: "No water, changed gate last minute, had to run to new gate. Row 9 seats do no recline."
Cons: "At check in they told us that we only had one leg of our trip, from puerto montt to Santiago, instead of all the way through to calama. I had to push to have them check that indeed we were going all the way to calama. They were convinced we weren’t and that we’d have to pay the baggage fee twice."
Pros: "Bad service overall"
Pros: "Crew very professional"
Pros: "Price. Had exit row so very roomy"
Cons: "No service"
Pros: "cheap, efficient, on time."
Cons: "Extremely tight. I'm 5.7 and 130 pds and could barely fit. Will definitely try to purchase an emergency exit for my return. That's the not upgrade possible. No business available. No free refreshment, even the water was for purchase only."
Pros: "La amabilidad"
Cons: "Bebidas.....no hay gratis..."
Pros: "Muy amable..l"
Cons: "Bebidas...no hay gratis."
Pros: "Staff is decently friendly"
Cons: "They should not allow reclining seats with such tiny amount of leg room"
Pros: "nice service"
Cons: "On our way from Santiago to Buenos Aires we had to wait to pick up our suitcases hours due to a strike. On our way back, one of our suitcases got lost. I am still waiting fir Skype to contact us.. ( +2 days )"
Pros: "Good service, no complaints."
Pros: "The staff were friendly and professional. Cokplimentary snack on such a short flight was appreciated"
Cons: "Crew did not tell us local time, or at least not in English, when landing. The time on my watch and phone matched what was on my itinerary for the layover. But we were actually 2 hours late! Missed my connection due to this hiccup. Pretty sure such things are WHY they always announce local time"
Cons: "They changed, until I left, the boarding gate three times. They gave me 27 at the check in counter, after a while monitors sent us to 24, then they directed us to 27 again, then to 26 and finally to gate 29. First the delay was 2 and a half hours, then three, then 4, then 7 hours. I was traveling for one meeting from one day coming back the next afternoon. With the 7 hour delay, I'd have to go directly from the airport, after a horrible night, to my board meeting. It was a no go. I declined to travel and expect a full refund"
Cons: "Flight was delayed with no explanation or proper update. Didn’t even give you a glass of water for a flight that was over three hours long (had to pay for everything). Booked it so people were cramped together while others had entire rows to themselves (on other flights I’ve been on flight attendants recognize this and help space out people). Horrible seats in general with no space and I am a very petite female and I felt uncomfortable. Horrible temperate control. Will not fly this airline again."
Cons: "The desk agents are rude and unhelpful. It almost as if they are mad in being there. My ticket showed I was allowed to have a bag up to 23kg however they made me pay overweight fees. The desk agent gave me the wrong gate so I missed the flight. I had to purchase a new ticket and they charged me for bauuage fees again. Worst experience ever"
Cons: "They look for everything in order to charge you the carry in baggage. Bad bad service. Never flighit with this airline again"
Pros: "On time arrival. A low cost flight that does not compromise on the essentials. You still get free check-in luggage. The seats are a bit narrow, but that's ok for a 3h flight."
Cons: "Was not given at least a free soft drink.."
Pros: "Buena puntualidad"
Pros: "The crew was nice. The flight was smooth."
Cons: "There is no room for your legs if you are taller than 5'5. It's tighter than Spirit. No announcement for flight delay, and nobody to ask what's going on."
Cons: "Tiny seats. Old planes. Charge for coffee or soda. They pack every row possible. Ridiculous carry on policy. Worst experience ever."
Cons: "They didn't even gave us water."
Cons: "Plane was dirty. Crew did not collect trash, so passengers stuffed trash in the seats and was not cleaned between flights."
Pros: "Crew was nice, landing smooth"
Cons: "Very little space between seats"
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Seats so close together that my boyfriend couldn't fit his legs in. Thankfully it was a short flight."