Cons: "El.peor vuelo de mi vida"
Pros: "Quick, easy and seemingly effortless. What more could I ask for?"
Cons: "ITS OK"
Cons: "Es un viaje corto donde solo ofrecen un café o un refresco"
Pros: "Very good crew and service"
Cons: "The cabin crew, the duration of the flight"
Pros: "The crew actually smiles at you and treats you with respect. Are you listening American?"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "El avión"
Cons: "Las muchachas"
Pros: "It departs in time and all was great!"
Cons: "Everything was great, no complaints !!! Thanks for everything"
Pros: "Crew was amazing and the plane was big and comfortable."
Pros: "Was the crew amazing"
Cons: "Avianca does a great job! Excellent meal and in flight entertainment."
Cons: "One hour of delayed time"
Pros: "Great customer service"
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "Confortable flght"
Cons: "This is beyond the crew’s control: there was lots of turbulence."
Pros: "Excelente service"
Cons: "The flight was very bumpy & crew was not the nicest."
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "-none of the seats recline -no trays on the seats"
Cons: "Avianca always delayed"
Pros: "It wasn’t a long flight."
Cons: "The flight was fine. No major issues. Unremarkable."
Pros: "A tiny bit more room than a 737 on the airbus."
Cons: "A bit of delay taking off, only 20 minutes or so, not the fault of the airline."
Pros: "Flight reached on time"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "Boarding was efficient."
Cons: "Everything was good."
Pros: "The flight was incredible. Each seat had its own gaming controller/tv remote which made the flight literally fly by while I played Pac man."
Pros: "The crew was excelent"
Cons: "The fly was delayed."
Cons: "Not to well organice"
Cons: "More communication needed! I was randomly relocated and searched by airport security...fine, but at least some information should be provided to husbands or traveling companions. We are seniors, my husband is not going to leave me in a foreign country . My boarding pass was taken , after the search I was told to get on the plane. My husband was provided no information until it was his turn to board ,he was panicked... The airline should communicate with traveling companions the procedure ! I am an retired airline employee, we realize that airport security is not in your hands but communication would keep family members calm. We had a wonderful time in Columbia but this does nothing good for a Country that wants more Tourism."
Pros: "Great crew and airplane A320"
Cons: "Transfer to gate complicated. Have to take a bus. No instruction in English, only Spanish and the employee speaks so fast you cannot get it"
Cons: "Added an extra stop to my trip."
Cons: "they changed my flight, and boarding take 2 hours, i hate this airline, three time i loose my time and money and they still own me money."
Pros: "Short and relatively painless flight."
Cons: "The seat was designed for people under 5'8" tall."
Cons: "Delayed for over 6 hours. Poor communication by airline. Terrible airline."
Pros: "The plane was on time and all of the staff were friendly."
Cons: "I didn't like that there was no ice for the drinks."
Pros: "In a 6-hour flight departing at midnight. It was truly uncomfortable."
Cons: "In a 6-hour flight departing at midnight. It was truly uncomfortable."
Pros: "The service was great and the plane seats were comfortable. Is great that they provided the tv monitors at every seat."
Cons: "There should be more restaurant that offers meals."
Pros: "Staff is friendly. Good food, pillow and blanket included. Comfortable flight."
Cons: "Lights were left on during flight so I couldn't sleep. Otherwise it was great."
Pros: "Easy trip to a very nice location, flight time around an hour, very enjoyable as always in Avianca."
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "That was late"
Pros: "Cabin crew were great."
Cons: "Aircraft was too small & old for such a long flight."
Pros: "fly was very good the crew very professional and good service"
Cons: "In Medellin the check in is very bad you have to stay in the line with the the people flying domestic fly.. In Miami when I received my luggage was broken and in addition we have to wait for the personal the avianca because they were in lunch time and according with a "suppervisor" they were fighting My name is Rene Gutierrez my phone number 1-305-502-2111"
Pros: "Everything except how very little food is served"
Cons: "It's amazing how very little food you get in any Avianca flights"
Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "Slow boarding"
Pros: "Smooth flight with ample attention."
Cons: "Boarding time was delayed without reason."
We bordered at 408pm Monday on time from Medellín to Bogota but when on the plane we sat on the runway from 420 to 700pm.. they never let us off the plane judt said logistical issues. I had a connecting flight to Quito Ecuador from Bogota the same say at 748pm. We landed in Bogota at 815pm missed my flight. I was told to call my provider Kayak.com ans Kiwi.com No replies until 7hrs later. In which they denied the plane even left the terminal as they said it was canceled but hey I have photos and sent them and they still couldn't belive it. So I sent proof and now they argue with me about waiting 3 months for repayment of the connecting flight. I've spoken now 25 agents all differnt names all giving differnt information. Never seen a company in 37 years be so unprofessional
Lost my bags and had no answer for it
There are 3 reasons to fly a different airline and 1 to fly this one. Cons 1. Getting off the plane they row by row but you cannot stand up before. It took nearly 3x the time and people that are slower that normally wait were being assisted by flight attendant so we all sat and watched. 2. we could NOT use phones while waiting to get off plane as they claimed they were fueling ... That is 7 year old fears. 3. They don't board in any logical way so just a complete mess. Pro 1. Clean plane
Pros: "professional service from employees..."
Cons: "A snack / water :)"
Pros: "The seat was comfort, good attention, flight on timing 😇"
Cons: "In several times the plane went down and up, and I think the pilot had no experience or it was the first time flying"
Cons: "Latam Airlines has the worst service for the fare paid. We were charged for two carry on bags while other passengers with same bags didn’t have to pay. Crew gave us stupid explanations to justify charging us like you are in the boarding group 7 which we never asked to be placed. It’s the airline business to choose some passengers to charge $100000 Colombian pesos for getting bags, and then after being forced to pay for the bags crew doesn’t give a receipt so we wouldn’t have proof of the fraude. Charging for bags is at discretion of crew. When buying the tickets for me and my family I checked the policy about luggage and the website doesn’t state about being charged for getting regular size bags like ours."
Cons: "Check in seemed to take awhile even though when we arrived there were only a couple of people in front of us. They had multiple staff but seemed to have issues getting the computers to work or it took very long for the staff to log into the systems."
Pros: "We were able to get to our destination safely without incident. Plenty of space for overhead baggage."
Cons: "The boarding process was confusing, no announcements in English, so we didn’t understand what was happening. Land crew was great, but the flight crew passed over us for drinks, never came to pickup any trash. Seats were terrible, very uncomfortable for a 3.5 hour flight. Flight delayed 30 min. too."
Pros: "Very attentive and friendly personnel; efficient and timely boarding: surprisingly good meals"
Pros: "I don’t like"
Cons: "Because de flight was late;3 times they change the time for departure Finalmente they departure after 8 hours from arrive to the 1rs fly."
Pros: "The crew wonderful"
Pros: "It got us there safely."
Cons: "Communication was lacking. there was also no one at the check-in counter."
Pros: "SEATs and crew"
Cons: "Food was almost nothing, for a 3hr flight plus delay ... not good!"
Pros: "Quick flight from Medellin to Barranquilla. Easy checkin & boarding. Crew was helpful getting everyone onbard and ready to go. No issues."
Pros: "Everything was great."
Cons: "Always not clear if the carry on are included. Always getting a surprise to pay $35 for carry on. Offered an upgrade for $15 took it to find out no more leg room only placed at front of plane.. No entertainment on 3 plus hours flight. Overall lots to be willing to upgrade."
Cons: "Yes the boarding it was terrible"
Cons: "It would have been nice to know we had to pay for checked luggage. It showed that we were each allowed 1 piece checked luggage."
Pros: "The flight attendants were nice"
Cons: "The gate people were indifferent, bordering on rude. A bag which I’ve used for hundreds of flights as a carry on “weighed too much” and suddenly required checkin with a charge despite it being a carry on for the first leg. No one could explain to me the difference of the weight in the overhead versus the belly of the plane. I will NEVER fly LATAM again and will make sure that I spend a lot more than $30 for all of my future travels in their region. Too bad that their rules are designed to steal from the customer. I won’t be fooled again."
Cons: "Overbooked and put on another flight 5 hours later"
Pros: "I had few questions about emigration in São Paulo and they helped, the food was good and all were very kind!"
Cons: "No food or drink. No entertainment"
Pros: "Boarding was easy."
Cons: "I actually tried to cancel this flight 5 hours after booking it and was not able to. I wanted to book something before prices changed and was not able to go. When trying to cancel I was hung up or disconnected from 6 times. Each time calling back with 10-15 of wait time. Finally got through and was told it's non refundable. Why kayak even deals with companies like this I have no idea. I finally cancelled and I'm still getting emails aasking how my flight was."
Cons: "U have to pay for everythings"
Pros: "Crew on board were nice"
Cons: "Staff at front desk were not friendly, baggage pricing and restrictions were unclear. Did not allow for online check in ahead of time. Service at check in desk very very slow"
Pros: "The food was really good. You can tell they have made an effort improving this subject. The plane is a beauty, silent, smooth, but when you flight in tight seat, with a minimal reclination, it all goes to the trash. Good entertainment service, modern, but the missed a few movies they should have."
Cons: "The uncomfortable seat. It doesn't recline much, very small space between them."
Pros: "The plane itself was awesome!"
Cons: "The customer service I received on the plane however was probably the worst service I've ever had and I fly a lot. From a stewardess giving me grief for requesting coke and crackers to the overall customer experience was very much lacking!"
Pros: "The comfort of the new Sears at economy-a class"
Pros: "East check in. Punctuality. Good coffee"
Pros: "Airline misallocated multiple seats to multiple passengers causing great confusion and delay"
Pros: "The aircraft."
Cons: "Charger $190 for a second check in bag of 7kg. Extremely rude staff. Terrible food. Never fly with them again!"
Pros: "Nice crew. Comfort ok."
Cons: "They herre delade."
Pros: "Pretty much everything other than the fact we had to return to Santiago two hours into the flight for mechanical issues. On the upside, they had a plane and crew ready to go when we returned to Santiago"
Cons: "The turn around resulting Ina five hour delay"
Pros: "Awesome service, friendly staff and the Dreamliners are amazing. Thanks LATAM and thanks Kayak ... Great fares."
Pros: "There was a lot of leg room on this plane. I do not think they have retrofitted it yet to today's money making planes as other airlines have done. We left late, but we arrived only a few minutes late."
Cons: "The boarding process took almost two hours. We were shuttled to a remote location, then we sat on the airplane for about an hour. We finally took off around 2:45."
Pros: "Flight on time, friendly staff, in flight entertainment, good food. Highly recommend this airline."
Cons: "No complaints everything was great."
Pros: "Friendly crew Nice rate Very fast and friendly check in"
Cons: "Difficult to do web check-in Very expansive to make changes in the ticket"
Pros: "Lack of maintanance the pilot had to turn around in the runway because the plain had no sufficent gas. Maintanance should be constant not reqctive of the situation"
Pros: "The crew and in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Coming from the cuisine of Peru, I expected the food in coach to at least not taste like rubber and have some variety. A ham and cheese pastry for dinner didn't quite cut it. At least they offer free wine and beer."
Pros: "The manner in which they treated handicapped travelers"
Pros: "Flight on time,perfect schedule and mail info"
Pros: "Friendly and efficient staff . No delays , always on time . Pilot is handsome too"
Cons: "Magazines are in Spanish language mostly :("
Cons: "Poor leg space Entertaiment Poor food"
They said that i never bought the flight and cancelled my ticket. I had to pay 200,000 pesos for taxi and book a hotel because there were no other flights that night. I will never use expedia for flight booking again.
The flight was delayed for starters. But it’s such a short flight so everything was okay for the price. Seats don’t recline and no refreshments were offered but once again, the flight was quick and smooth.
Me cobraron demasiado por una maleta de mano
I could'nt make checkin by internet im from another country the aplication did not work i told them and they charge me becuase of that, i had seat reserve and still they charge me.
Very good airlines viva love it 💕
The flights on time, they call in order of rows and more best they call by rows starting from front to end when arrivals and that avoid the passenger be together snd come out in order.
We missed our flight because no one spoke english and we had issues with documents and by the time we fix it was too late to make our flight and then we had to pay $600 to book with a different airline
Nada funciona en el internet para cobrater 70 dolares x equipaje
They broke my siutcase and I wanna my money back a new siutcase
Flight from Cartagena - Bogota - Lima. When I arrived at the airline counter in Cartagena to fly to Bogota the reps requested a PCR test result from me although for travel to Peru within 24 hours, only an antigen test is required, not a PCR test. I had a negative Covid antigen test result from the airport clinic just before checking in for the flight. Subesequent to that, I requested that that the airline at least honor the flight from Cartagena to Bogota thinking that when I arrived in Bogota, as it is a more international airport, I would be able to convince a manager there that the current travel regulations to Peru only require a Covid antigen test within 24 hours of travel to Peru. The airline reps and manager refused to even honor my flight ticket from Cartagena to Bogota athough no Covid test at all is required for travel within Colombia. The female attendants scoffed at me. Furthermore, the male staff person got incredibly aggressive with me in front of everyone in the airport to the point where I had to step back thinking he was going to get physical with me. In all of my travel to 54 countries and 51 years of travel, I have never been treated this poorly by an airline. I had to go to the counter of another airline where I was able to purchase another ticket to Bogota and was able to fly out that hour by paying for another ticket. Fortunately, my bank has granted me a chargeback although I was forced to pay more for a ticket purchased at the counter of another airline. I am SURPRISED this Viva Airlines is even in business!
Worst experience with an airline in 51 years and 54 countries of international travel. Reserved a flight from Cartagena - Bogota - Lima. When I arrived at the airline counter in Cartagena to fly to Bogota the reps requested a PCR test result from me although for travel to Peru within 24 hours, only an antigen test is required, not a PCR test. I had a negative Covid antigen test result from the airport clinic just before checking in for the flight. Subesequent to that, I requested that that the airline at least honor the flight from Cartagena to Bogota thinking that when I arrived in Bogota, as it is a more international airport, I would be able to convince a manager there that the current travel regulations to Peru only require a Covid antigen test within 24 hours of travel to Peru. The airline reps and manager refused to even honor my flight ticket from Cartagena to Bogota athough no Covid test at all is required for travel within Colombia. The female attendants scoffed at me. Furthermore, the male staff person got incredibly aggressive with me in front of everyone in the airport to the point where I had to step back thinking he was going to get physical with me. I have never been treated this poorly by an airline. I had to go to the counter of another airline where I was able to purchase another ticket to Bogota and was able to fly out that hour by paying for another ticket. Fortunately, my bank has granted me a chargeback although I was forced to pay more for a last minute ticket of another airline at their counter. I am surprised this airline is in business.
I guess my comment is on the extras and as they charge for it, you know is a low cost service, but the extras or unknown could be charged at a much normal rate.
Cons: "The baggage it wasn’t included in my ticket so the prices was more expensive also the reservation was a big problem with your company kayak never show up my ticket in the aerolínea."
Pros: "Check in at the airport was very helpful"
Cons: "Customer service at the airport is terrible, had a hard time with two employees with attitude and poor customer service"
Pros: "Puntuality the most"
Pros: "Seat uncomfortable. Crew okay. No space"
Pros: "The plane was new. For a low cost airline the seats were confortable for a short trip."
Cons: "Terrible airline. No one seems to know what they are doing. Very unprofessional, bad experience from beginning to end"
Cons: "Seats more comfortable, please!!"
Pros: "Not at all!"
Cons: "Worst experience ever!"
Pros: "Nothing at all. Rude crew. Tricky rates! I know that is a low cost fly, but for the first time in my life this people charged me for the check in. Unbelievable"
Cons: "Really, all! Money grab low cost airline! The worst experience ever!"
Pros: "I first thought the price/value was good; however, I had to pay to check in, I had to pay for my bags, I had to pay for water."
Cons: "Everything. I will never fly this airline again."
Pros: "Staff at the airport"
Cons: "I didn’t know that you had to check in at least two hours before the flight. Had to purchase another one later in the evening. Staff at information at the airport were incredibly helpful!"
Pros: "The crew was helpful."
Cons: "The flight was delayed"
Pros: "Efficient crew, comfortable seats."
Cons: "Children should not be seated in emergency rows— this delayed our flight almost an hour."
Pros: "I arrived safely in Bogota."
Cons: "Having to PAY to check in at the airport, having to PAY to carry on a bag... this is ridiculous. What seemed a bargain at first glance ended up costing me WAY more than buying a more comfortable airline with more amenities. They are the Spirit Airlines of Colombia. Avoid them."
Pros: "Excellent service!"
Cons: "Excellent service!"
Pros: "Not much. The pilot was communicative."
Cons: "The staff were pushy and rude to me when they told me at the gate, when I was about to board, that I could not have a backpack and small purse. This is not what I understood when booking and is not clearly explained at the time of purchase. One attendant at the gate in particular was forceful and rude when insisting that I pay over $66 in cash at a moment when going to the ATM would mean potentially missing boarding and not arriving back in time to the gate. This process, which I agreed to because two staff members gave me the impression that I could not travel on the flight unless I paid right there instantly in CASH (completely ridiculous), caused me anxiety and took a long time, too long given the urgency of boarding the flight. I had to wait for change for 5 minutes and as a result, I was the last one to board. It should be noted that this process of paying for a maleta in hand at the gate had been preceded by having to pay over $20 in cash to print a boarding pass, which required another ATM withdrawal and fee. This is a weak and predatory business model, which seeks to exploit people’s need to travel and their anxiety. This was carried out in a completely unprofessional and manipulative manner by the staff members. This kind of behavior is unacceptable and exploitative."
Cons: "Paying to print out a boarding pass. Paying nearly as much for a checked bag as the flight itself"
Cons: "The flight was delayed due to a mechanical issue which resulted in a missed connecting flight. Luggage was also lost and the United Airlines pawned me off to Air Canada. Air Canada flight was canceled and the second flight was delayed by 4 hours. Luggage has still not been located."
Cons: "The only airline that charged me for a damn backpack"
Pros: "no delay in departure and on-time arrival"
Cons: "Had to pay for baggage exceeding 6 kilos in weight. Had to find the internet cafe at the airport and pay to print our boarding passes. Agent at the gate would not print nor was there a kiosk to print it."
Cons: "Purchase directly from VivaColombia website or not at all. We were forced to pay $40 each in additional fees to board the plane (including a fee to print our boarding passes) all which we weren’t expecting. Boarding was a mess, the crew were nice."
Pros: "i arrived"
Cons: "extra fees"
Cons: "They forced me to check my bag although I had taken it inside all planes . They lost my baggage for two hours and nobody was responsive. Very poor management including the supervisor. Nobody spoke English."
Cons: "They appear to be cheap but they charge for any small thing including printing a boarding pass and also checkin a carry on. Which overall turns out to be way more expensive that other airlines. Besides their customer service is very bad. they lost my baggage and didn't explain anything for more than 2 hours."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very helpful and professional"
Cons: "Not a dislike, but the boarding process was different than USA."
Pros: "Siendo una compañia colombiana, por lo menos regalen el cafe y no instantaneo. Que pena"
Cons: "Hay que pagar por todo adicional y esos costos son altísimos, por ejemplo el agua cuesta dos solares, almpahar la maleta en el counter sale carísima al final termine pagando lo de un tkt en una aerolínea comercial cualquiera, sillas estrechas, la atención muy mala y no hay nada de entretenimiento abordó..... no volveré a volar nunca más en esa aerolínea!!! Pésima"
Cons: "They won't print your ticket at the check in counter and you can't use an online boarding pass. You have to print one from home or use an internet cafe at the airport that charges $6 to print a single sheet of paper. They jam your carry on bag into a small box. Boarding took longer than the flight! The seats are incredibly cramped yet they recline all the way back, so you're likely to have someone in your lap for the entire trip. Absolutely horrible. Nothing like other high quality discount airlines such as Air Asia which at least treat you like a human being."
Cons: "I booked without realizing that you need to pay for your luggage separately, pay $10 to print your boarding pass and of course pay for all food and beverages. What a pain, not enjoyable."
Pros: "That I got to my destination."
Cons: "The wait time of eight hours. Also that they charged me to print my ticket, and I was charged for a very small carry-on item."
Pros: "Fast, good service."
Pros: "For a low cost company actually the experience was better than others. At least the seat could go back a little."