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Delta
Overall score based on 29,018 reviews
8.1
Boarding
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Comfort
8.5
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Cons: "Delta flies a lot of the CRJ planes, even on relatively longer trips. Traveling first class, the seats are a little wider than in coach and have a little more leg room, but calling it "first class" is a bit of an exaggeration. It's more like what coach used to be before the days of the flying sardine cans."

Cons: "Great"

Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Messed up my luggage in Atlanta. Gate said baggage was going to domestic. Ended up in international terminal. Added almost an hour of back and forth between terminals."

Pros: "As always the Delta crew was super friendly and helpful and made the trip very enjoyable."
Cons: "Everything was perfect"

Pros: "Friendly crew"

Pros: "Good experience"
Cons: "Better snacks"

Cons: "I’m skinny and 5’2” and I felt squashed. Like I was in a dollhouse. The space is too small, it’s too uncomfortable. I couldn’t take my zip front sweater off. The seats and space are not proportional to humans."

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Being on time. Trapped in plane for 2 hours"

Cons: "Middle seat. Big guys dont fit well there"

Pros: "I liked that is was a short flight"
Cons: "Plan was old. Seats not comfortable. Plane not clean. Flight attendants not attentive. A lady stored her carry-on on the floor in front of her and she was in the emergency row! Attendant walked by before takeoff and said nothing! Really?!"

Pros: "Pilot was super nice and informative when the flight was delayed."

Pros: "The crew where extremely friendly, helpful and visible. As the flight was being boarded the gate agent saw me with my cane and she upgraded me to a seat closer to the front of the plane without being asked. Those extra little touches are appreciated"

Pros: "We eventually got to Atlanta."
Cons: "Delta is flying a lot of commuter planes, which are pretty cramped. We usually fly first class, and the seating is essentially the same as what coach used to be. There's nothing "first class" about it. And of course, the flight was hours late."

Pros: "Crew was amazing."
Cons: "Delayed departure due to late crew arrival. Not a huge deal."

Pros: "Zee was our flight attendant and she was absolutely wonderful. Personable, attentive, and she made sure each and every person on the plane was comfortable and happy, going so far as to move solo passengers to empty rows so they could have more space. I wish she could be on every flight I take."

Pros: "I was rerouted through Detroit after it was apparent I would miss my connecting flight. The flight was good and I have no complaints."

Pros: "Take off on time, arrived early, pleasant flight attendant"
Cons: "Had to sit on tarmac after arriving early"

Pros: "Quick and easy."

Pros: "On time, pleasant and friendly flight attendant, no unexpected issues or problems."
Cons: "Grumpy gate attendants at YUL! Could not hear the captain’s comments over the PA system. Shouldn’t the volume be checked every so often? We were offered only water or coffee, bad enough, then there was no milk or cream on board, so water or black coffee... not very impressive! And there was no entertainment so I’d rate that zero but the scale only goes as low as one star."

Pros: "On time. Seat upgraded seat to Delta Comfort plus, courteous flight crew, music before take off and landing."

Cons: "Almost an hour late leaving the gate."

Pros: "Upgrade to ComfortPlus"

Pros: "It's a fast flight and boarding was quick."
Cons: "The terminal at LGA airlines is terrible."

Cons: "Customs never to hire more agents to work in the early mornings."

Pros: "On time, and pleasant flight. Flight attendants were first class: very competent."
Cons: "I slept all the way, so can’t say whether anything went wrong with the flight."

Cons: "Not much to read"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Wouldn’t let us take our carry-on because they had overbooked and had no more room in overhead. Delayed our first flight and then our connecting flight left *early*. (If you know you have customers with short connections, why leave early to make their connections even shorter?) Then told us they would not pay for our hotel since it wasn’t their fault. Gave us a “discount” with a nearby hotel that was more expensive than what you could book it for online. Had to wait several hours for them to get us back the carry-on luggage that they insisted we check in the first place."

Pros: "The exit row seats reclined."
Cons: "USB charging didn't appear to work. No meal service. Very brief lay over. This is bad because a 6A flight from RNO to SLC with a <50m layover and then a SLC to PHL flight means that you do not get any food until 11P when landing in PHL."

Pros: "Love the free movies and individual screen, and the new seats are more comfortable"
Cons: "That it wasn’t 1970, with full meals and more leg room"

Pros: "Not applied"
Cons: "Not applied"

Pros: "The plane went where it was supposed to go."

Pros: "We got on the plane and it went to where it was supposed to go."

Pros: "Stewardesses were sympathetic but could do nothing."
Cons: "A few flurries out of Philadelphia and flight is delayed 2.5 hrs, we therefore miss our connection and all they wanted us to do was spend 2 days in airport until next flight. Finally reached a compassionate soul at customer service who got creative and routed us to BCN via ATL, Miami and Madrid."

Pros: "Over all everything specially we got in earlier than expected"

Pros: "Crew member Lori was exceptional. Great detail to safety and customer service!"

Pros: "I got upgraded to comfort + which was great. quick flight, was even early"

Pros: "Fligth were on time"
Cons: "My flight from Montreal to Atlanta was 2:30 min Left at 6:10 arrive at 8:30 roughly Tried twice to get to my connection earlier and get 9:30 instead of 12:09 fligth to Daytona Delta was not flexible to allow me to book saying i did not have 55 min in between fligth which i had than lear n it will cost $75.00 to change the fligth - What? Very disappointed of Delta - lost 3 hrs at the airport today"

Pros: "Plane was far too tight. Very uncomfortable for taller individuals."

Pros: "Same as above."

Pros: "Couldn’t find a thing."
Cons: "My husband booked West Jet by phone. They spelled my name wrong on the ticket which caused hours of delays tryng to check in...ultimately leading to our missing the flight. The time spent was around 6 hours....4 of them the were on one continuous phone call where we were bumped back and forth between West Jet and Delta. The problem was never fixed and we haven’t flown home yet. We have new flights booked on Delta but only because Delta took pity....West Jet does no refunds or reticketing. If flights are missed you're out on of luck!"

Pros: "Flight was delayed by 2+ hours, Delta (running the flight for westjet) sent 1 email about the flight being delayed to 4:45 which was inconsistent with the gate signage and agent who said 3:45, flight ended up leaving at 5:45PM. No reasons were provided beyond the incoming flight from LGA hadn't come in. Why hadn't it come in? When could we expect to leave YUL? No answers."

Pros: "I fist and most importantly, I liked the price of the flight. The airports were very helpful with guiding and helping speed up the checkin, boarding, and safe travel through my only stop in Mexico City."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Delta automatically rebooked our flight due to delays. We were rebooked on Air Canada"

Cons: "Plane kinda of old. Just cookies and coffee"

Cons: "Condition of the airplane"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Comfort"

Pros: "Great!"
Cons: "Great!"

Cons: "Seats are very small."

Pros: "I got a seat in the exit row with lots of leg room. The entertainment that I didn't use offered a great selection with very recent movies, etc."
Cons: "I didn't like that I had to take a bus to my terminal. I didn't like the fact that my gate was changed more than five times. I didn't like that my flight time was changed more than 15 times with no reason why until boarding time. I didn't like the fact that I did not get a seat assignment until boarding the plane. I didn't like the fact that they couldn't manage to scramble another plane and crew, but instead forced us to wait over four hours for one that was stuck somewhere else in the country."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight delay over 7 hours"

Cons: "I was asked to move from the front of the plane to the second to last row without a thank you or any kind of appreciation..."

Pros: "Boarding crew in Spokane was friendly and very efficient."
Cons: "There were no snacks - they told us they “ran out” on the previous flight and hadn’t refilled yet."

Pros: "Our flight attendant was very polite and with a great attitude."
Cons: "The pilot arrived late because he went for a Tim Horton's coffee (I know that because I was in first row and I heard the flight attendants talking about that). Then, after he finally arrived with a tray full of coffees, there was an issue with the jet's computer and had to reset it and we had to wait even more. When we finally arrived, our Gate was taken by other plane already and we had to wait (more) for the first one to be available for us. Then, when we finally got our Gate, there was another issue, now with the "finger". They weren't able to move it and connect it to the plane to get off of it. So we had to wait AGAIN. And finally as soon as we got off the plane, they were supposed to give us our carry ons on the aisle (Because it was a small plane CR700) , but again, we had to wait almost 10 minutes so that they could send the luggage... To make things worse, I had a first class ticket and I couldn't get the perks of it at the airport. Because they said I wasn't flying in an international flight. Come on?! Canada->USA->Mexico is not International??? You lost me AA."

Cons: "Lack of a crew delayed flight 4 + hours."

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I like nothing!!!!!"
Cons: "My flight was canceled and company didn’t give any other flight.... any compensation for it...."

Pros: "Flights were on time."
Cons: "Seats are too small."

Pros: "Crew nice- flight smooth"
Cons: "More leg room"

Pros: "The leg room"
Cons: "No toilet paper or Kleenex on the 2nd flight with American"

Pros: "Did good job"
Cons: "Bigger seats in economy"

Pros: "Seat upgrade."

Pros: "On time, kind crew"
Cons: "Bigger seats"

Pros: "everything"
Cons: "snacks"

Pros: "Comfortable seat, no middle seat on my side of plane."

Pros: "Great surprise at the end of a long travel day. New plane, great crew."

Pros: "It was on time"
Cons: "Delayed on the tarmac"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight was late and caused me to miss my flight to Dallas."

Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "3 hours late flight- customer care very insensitive and unhelpful"

Pros: "Good boarding and on time departure."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable seats and spacement between the seats too small and you feel very cramped specially when the person in front of you reclines his seat you can hardly move."

Pros: "Pilot was informative."

Pros: "Boarded on time, left on time, smooth flight, early arrival. What’s not to like? NB: Food on this short trip wasn’t available, thus wasn’t a thing, thus my low rating. Great bottled water, tho. ;)"
Cons: "All good!"

Cons: "Flight was delayed and I missed my connecting flight."

Pros: "Flight attendant was dilligent"

Pros: "Left on time, service was good."

Pros: "I am so glad that there is a direct flight from Des Moi es to Philly. Our flight home arrived a little early and the crew was very responsive and professional."

Pros: "My wife is hypoglycemic and requires food. The flight was so early that none of the terminal restaraunts were open, nor did the plain have food for any passengers accept first class. I've purchased a box on other flights, but this one did not provide an option for a box lunch or breakfast."

Cons: "Attendant took too long to hand out drinks, then ran out of water for the back of the plane. By the time we got water it was almost time to land."

Cons: "I asked for water and juice, they just gave me juice"

Pros: "The food was good, the crew was very professional. The flight was on time. The seats were OK, but not conducive to sleeping."
Cons: "We weren't assigned seats together. It ultimately worked out OK because I was assigned to sit between a mother and her young child. They asked if they could have my middle seat so they could sit together - hurray! After that, the person in the aisle seat next to my husband was willing to swap her aisle seat for my new-found aisle seat. But on long flights, greater efforts should be made to seat couples together."

Pros: "First time flyer with American airlines and the service was impeccable"
Cons: "Nothing to dislike"

Pros: "The food was great! The entertainment was great! I had enough space!"

Cons: "They were late because of bad scheduling and the gate agent was rude"

Pros: "The crew was great! They did big effort to speak in Spanish! And also they are kind in every thing!"

Pros: "Crew was really understanding of the frustration and were helpful. Plane was clean and newer."
Cons: "Delayed due to weather... it happens. Just frustrating being delayed on the last flight of the day."

Pros: "Safe, efficient and pleasant flight. I would fly American again. I appreciate getting a soda and snack included."
Cons: "No movie. I got "spoiled" on flight from Seattle to Phoenix with a movie perk. Was looking forward to another on the 2nd leg of our trip. I thought maybe it was an "American" thing. ... but apparently just got lucky on first leg."

Cons: "I didn't get ANY flight status reports until I had arrived and was at my destination for the night!! American did a fine job. I got updates TODAY on my flight and baggage claim for yesterdays flight form you!!! Your service sucked balls!!"

Cons: "Holding pattern over Dallas for 45 minutes."

Pros: "Complimentary cocktail! Great selection of entertainment on our own personal screen."
Cons: "Boarding agent was abrupt"

Pros: "Our flight was cancelled"
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled And rescheduled and we were not notified. We missed our flight. The next flight was the following day. We missed a day of vacation and $500 a day hotel fees. We felt we should be reimbursed for our flight but the person we talked to wasn't too helpful."

Pros: "I paid for extra leg room and I got it. The only thing I was in the row right behind first class they require you to put all of your carry-on above even a purse. I had never had that before but I guess that's common practice."

Cons: "Poor snack options"

Pros: "Outstanding crew and pilot dealt with some tough weather issues"

Cons: "Checking one bag took 30 minutes. Very stressful"

Pros: "After missing my flight and zero empathy from AA employee who reassigned a new ticket - I was given 3 new times and an explanation that no pilots were there yet. Flight was short and painless -- but the scheduling was totally frustrating."

Cons: "Why are there no more blankets?!?! Or if there are - they are for First Class only. Ridiculous"

Pros: "Flight attendants were really nice and attentive."
Cons: "The plane was old and outdated. You could see where screws were loose. Very disconcerting. The food was awful. Headphones going to Rome were free, they were charging $5 from Rome to New York? Wow. British Airways baggage policies are different from American. Felt like a rip off."

Pros: "Not crowd, got a exit row seat. Plenty of room"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Being contacted even though reservation was cancelled the day it was made months ago. Caused unnecessary stress that I needed to call Airline to confirm cancellation."

Cons: "American Airlines has become like the worst low cost airlines! After buying the ticket, everything else is at a cost: to select your seat, to check bags, everything. Whenever I will have a choice, I will chose other carriers!"

Cons: "No AC for the first 30 minutes after boarding so it was wacky hot and stuffy."

Cons: "We sat on the tarmac in Montreal for about an hour."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Broken headphone for TV screen"

Pros: "I was very pleased with how courteous and accommodating the staff was."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable."

Pros: "See previous"

Cons: "another delay"

Pros: "Help provided by the whole staff"

Pros: "Roomy plane."
Cons: "Restroom no working for disabled. Boarding was disorganized and chaotic."

Pros: "Very good crue"
Cons: "Very concientiousvAiur Canada employees"

Cons: "delayed. no explanation for a long time. no agent at gate for alot of the time."

Cons: "Gate change but no announcement"

Pros: "Staff was extremely pleasant."
Cons: "Being charged for seat selection when I could not even select a seat. My seat didn't even have an outlet with USB jack next to the monitor like other seats. I had to use the old worn-out headset input jack on the armrest. Flights were delayed both directions."

Cons: "Left our luggage in Montreal!"

Pros: "We flew Toronto to Milan"
Cons: "Air canada doesn't know how to run an airline and should stop trying. They are hurting all of their passengers,and they do not care."

Pros: "Staff was very helpful and kind"

Pros: "Cabin service was pleasant and professional, ambient lighting dimmed for sleeping (it was quite late), restrooms were clean, and seats were comfortable."
Cons: "Delayed departure"

Pros: "Dinner was ok, Breakfast and coffee were horrrible"
Cons: "Very rude staff, would not do anything I asked and responded with attitude"

Pros: "Their staff is extremely friendly and helpful, but they can only do what is within corporate rules to help you. Their corporate policies are NOT GOOD!"
Cons: "Flying Air Canada is horrible! They nickel & dime you to the point of tears. They charged me $15 per leg to make advanced seat assignments ($60 total) then changed my flights and put me in middle seats on two legs without asking me - I didn't find out until I was ready to board and they called my name to come to the gate desk! They also charge $33+ US to check one bag. If you go over the 50 lb weight limit they charge $100. By the time you add it all up, I could have flown on Delta through the US for less. Trying to get my seat selection fees reimbursed was very difficult; At the airport, they told me to go online and ask for a refund; Online, I couldn't find the way to get to the refund link; Called Customer service again, who gave me an 800# to call for a refund; the person on the 800 # told me I had to request it online but walked me through it to find the refund link; I filled in the online request and was told by automatic reply that Air Canada would investigate it and get back to me within 3-4 weeks. Ugh! No more Air Canada for me!"

Cons: "they lost my luggage and their customer service person is not friendly or helpful."

Pros: "No complaint"

Cons: "Declined !!!! So long"

Cons: "Constant gate changes. Getting a seat number assigned was tedious"

Pros: "Efficient and helpful."

Pros: "Had loads if room and was early to arrive"
Cons: "Uncomfortable sears. WiFi didnt work"

Pros: "Smooth sailing across the board."

Cons: "Slow check-in, old plane"

Pros: "The trip to Dublin via Toronto on the way out was much better than the flights home."
Cons: "Delays and 24 hour layover."

Cons: "One man wanted me to check an empty carry on bag I travel for 10 years with this high quality foldable carry on bag, it is a tight in their test cradle because of the wheels but it does fit. Even a passanger offer me is support telling the agent he was not reasonable after getting the bag in and out 4 times he still wanted me to check the bag in ? After 10 min arguments he said ok put it on the floor ! I could of put 2 of my foldable bag on the top storage if I had 2.... it was a connecting from same airline a much smaller plane which accepeted the bag . Very unpleasant ! Some people like to feel in power."

Pros: "everything was perfect"

Cons: "Uncomfortable, had to sit sideways since my seat didn't recline and the passenger in front on me reclined into my lap. Stewardess did nothing to help, chose to ignore me and went in the back to knit.."

Pros: "The seevice of the staff was impeccable."

Cons: "The port for the earphones didn't work 100% You had to jiggle it to get it to work"

Pros: "I was upgraded to first class on my birthday. I don't know if this was just a coincidence but I suspect it wasn't. It was a great experience and staff was super attentive."

Cons: "more movie and technology availability."

Cons: "I did not take it."

Pros: "Had a great conversation wih a guy from Switzerland an it really helped to pass the time."
Cons: "I didn't like that they either started boarding too early or we waited a long time to get off the runway as it seemed we were on the plane a long time before we actually left. Also we just received our snack and our drink and as soon as we received them, a stewardess told us to all put our tables up and I do believe that it was because we were descending to land. It seemed like forever before we received our snack and then we're told we couldn't use our tables. I think they should have started the snacks earlier as it was quite a big plane and it probably would take quite a long time to serve everyone and the worst part of it all was that I had asked for a can of pop, so I had to hold my can of pop, my glass pop and try to get my snack out of the package which was not easy at all."

Pros: "Movies ok"
Cons: "Very very very cold and no blanket !!!!! Was a struggle"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "It was on time - no delays"
Cons: "Would have liked some snacks along with the drinks offered."

Pros: "Media and staff"
Cons: "No organization for filling planes. Worse than Rome."

Pros: "It was on-time, left enough time to reach connections and my bag arrived."
Cons: "None."

Pros: "Despite departing late we made it relatively on time"
Cons: "My screen didn't work. The outlet in the seat was also broken. The connection to the Internet was weak and there was a lot of turbulence."

Cons: "Seating is too tight"

Pros: "All went smoothly"

Cons: "Temperature too cold in the airplane Ipads to rent (no screens)"

Pros: "All people very nice, on time, clean and comfortable"
Cons: "Wait time on phone a bit long."

Cons: "need to use my peels ask for water -Never get it nasty smell from bathrooms"

Cons: "Old model 767 with uncomfortable seats. No video player unless you bought your own or rented iPad for 10$. Kinda steep for an overseas trip. No free booze either."

Pros: "Air Canada service was wonderful for the Mtl-Toronto keg of the journey. Comfortable, efficient and pleasant"
Cons: "the electronic self booking is a bit unclear and stressfull. More staff on hand to assist and help with questions would be good."

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