Initial flight was canceled less than 48 hrs prior. Was not able to check in online. We were downgraded from business class to economy with no compensation offered.
British Airways is unbeatable.
Missed our connection due to delayed. Ended up with a replacement flight with connections getting us in really late and annoying..
No delays, the wifi on flight didn't work and friendlier staff would be a good start.
This is not customer service. Let’s not pretend. Flying American is transactional at best. I pay for transportation, the airline provides transportation (unbound by comfort and convenience)… the end. No one is there to impress or innovate, they simply just exist as part of the transportation process. Avoid if you have other options.
I need to go back to waterloo this week
Cons: "If we had made our flight instead of waiting 3+ hours to get rebooted and put in a hotel"
Cons: "Better customer services"
Pros: "The crew was respectful and friendly, the seat was comfortable"
Pros: "Good seat. Good films."
Cons: "A broader range of free snack types would be nice."
Cons: "Delayed 1.5 hours each way for maintenance, did not allow us to switch seats to sit together previously at flight and the flight was very empty. Very uncomfortable seats. Will not fly AA again"
Cons: "Too small of a plane for that long a flight. Cabin was too damn hot."
Pros: "The Cabin Crew were very kind and always cared about your comfort."
Cons: "This leg was terrible, the plane sat on the runway for over an hour! The captain did not initially say anything for 30 minutes."
Cons: "We had a two hour delay causing me running through the London airport to make my flight only to sit in the airplane for an hour because someone decided at the last minute not to travel. In the end, my only two bags didn’t make it. So inconvenient."
Cons: "Oh, American’s seats are so uncomfortable."
Pros: "Nothing special. Crew was fine."
Cons: "Just a couple of cookie/crackers to eat. No entertainment."
Pros: "Wasn't full, plenty of room. Free booze offered!"
Cons: "Delayed, crew didn't help couple to calm their children and restore morale"
Pros: "Entertainment and crew"
Cons: "Not much room to move around for such a big trip"
Pros: "Entertainment on the flight was good, they had live TV and other TV shows."
Cons: "Boarding was hectic with passengers fighting over the overhead compartment spaces, security measures were overbearing with around 2 hours of going thru checks between terminals at Heathrow Airport. The seat selection is a joke since we could never select our seat not even 24 hours before the flight, so buyers be aware. The food was mediocre at best."
Pros: "The flight was as advertised. Nothing particularly special other than reliable which was just fine with us."
Pros: "Its Alaska. Nothing more to say. My preferred airline and never had a bad flight."
Cons: "The usual. More legroom would be good. That's about it."
Cons: "You pay extra to get the TSA Full background check, so you can breeze through TSA, with PreCheck, yet this Airline has a problem with recognizing it. 3 phone calls layer and a Visit to their Costumer Serice Desk, and none of them can figure it out. Uhg again."
Cons: "I specifically never choose American Airlines because whenever I do there are problems. I chose Iberia, not American Airlines and I got switched to it. Sat at the gate for 2 hours after my flight was ALREADY delayed because they didn't load our luggage under the plane correctly and it wasn't safe to fly. I will be calling American Airlines to file a complaint."
Cons: "Seats are getting more and more uncomfortable"
Cons: "Cero entretaintment"
Pros: "All of the flight attendants on American Airlines were very helpful and professional."
Cons: "The American crew made a long flight comfortable and bearable"
Cons: "We waited at the gate in Frankfurt once the plane was loaded for 40 minutes for the aircraft to get pushed back from the jetway . Waited another 25 minutes in Dallas for an operator to place the jetway to the aircraft. One of the stewardess we had was really rude."
Pros: "On time. Smoothest landing ever."
Cons: "Some of the food."
Pros: "The entertainment"
Cons: "There was nowhere to stow my purse and things i wanted to use during flight near me, my luggage got lost"
Pros: "it was a reasonably priced flight, so I guess having to put up with the delay and a cramped plane is what you should expect"
Cons: "the fact that we were delayed for over 3 hours (mechanical? then switched plane). The plane itself was really cramped - I realize you have to put up with that on domestic flights, but international, really??? American should figure out other ways to cut costs."
Pros: "The crew for the most part were friendly. Boarding was easy enough"
Cons: "The one thing that stood out was that the flight attendants weren't offering water outside of the regular beverage service. I've never been on an international flight where there wasn't almost a constant flow of water. I was so parched after 8 hours. It seemed unusual. Also the seats are so small. I'm only 130 and 5'7" and it was a tough ride"
Cons: "Not enough staff at the airport to check in all passengers for early departures"
Pros: "Pilot did a great job coming into SFO airport. Had to abort landing and do it again."
Cons: "Unless we slept through it, no food or snack was served. It was a 6+ hour flight. I was awake for water and soda offerings but not even nuts. To be fair, I may have been asleep but I woke up every time a drink was offered. We came from a connecting international flight with no time to get a meal. We grabbed a bagel as we rushed through the airport. I didn't pick the flight so we couldn't have more time."
Pros: "We boarded the flight pretty quickly"
Cons: "This elderly woman took long to put her baggage above so someone that was sitting a row behind my seat decided to take all of the overhead bin space, he definitely did not have a carry on size luggage and I feel that would have never happened if tsa would have noticed his carry on was too big"
Pros: "Actually coming home was great. Thank you"
Cons: "Going to Cancun. From Boise sucked. Are flight from Boise sucked we we're 4 to 5 hours late due to the gas contamination in Boise and we weren't informed until a hour + after from the time our flight was suppose to go out. We weren't very happy. They new the night prior, so we could have came to the airport 3 hours later and been just fine. Which also made us miss the connecting flight"
Pros: "I liked that the plane was clean, that the staff consisted of somewhat normal, more mature people, and that water and carry-ons are free."
Cons: "I felt that having to pay $50 extra for a seat when I checked in was pretty deceptive and unethical. I think most people would agree that when they purchase a boarding pass, it is assumed that it includes a seat. Having to pay extra for a seat was something I did not plan for and it was out of my budget, but I had no choice, because I had to get home somehow! I'll be going without groceries this week due to this unplanned expense."
Pros: "Flight was delayed and hour and they lost out baggage. Did not have clothes for 2 days"
Cons: "The counter manager at PHX, Lanell Monarrez was a total witch and whispering to Lanya in front of me was very unprofessional. I paid a full fare 1-way ticket to get out of PHX as they were not willing to allow me to fly standby or make a change to my existing ticket. Crappy airline service at the counter. Good flight crew."
Pros: "Nice aircraft, clean, comfortable, friendly staff"
Pros: "The air hostess gave me extra pretzels"
Pros: "Flights were on time. Airport was clean."
Pros: "Boarding was efficient and the gate staff were able to switch my seat to a window seat upon request."
Cons: "The entertainment on the flight was only fair compared to my initial flight on Japan Airlines. The tv monitors were fairly grainy and there were fewer movie options. Additionally you could only watch movies at preset times and could not pause or rewind while watching. Particularly on a very long flight this is inconvenient if you want to pause to go to sleep or eat, etc."
Pros: "Old aircraft with horrible seats with absolutely no comfort. Love seeing duck tape on a plane when flying."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and hospitable."
Cons: "I didn't like how small the seat was on this flight. I'm used to flying JetBlue and getting extra comfort. Also, my television wasn't working properly. I would start a show and then it would play for a couple minutes then the screen would go out, but the sound still on. This happened with every show I tried. Overall I was disappointed in the new American plane even for just a short flight. I can't imagine flying that for a long distance."
Pros: "I was lucky to have a window and slept well on my flight. I liked the flight was smooth. I also am glad we landed safely."
Cons: "Late announcement of flight delay. Cost me 4 extra hours at LAX, doing nothing. Then, flight delayed again for 30 minutes prior to boarding...and yet AGAIN while on the plane...because of a water shortage. What had the crew been doing in between flights?? Lastly, these delays caused the plane to arrive in Tokyo at 12:30AM (originally it was 10:30PM). All transportations options were closed. I had to take a $90 USD taxi fare into the city. JAL or AA should have given travel vouchers to everyone who needed them. BAD SERVICE, BAD COMMUNICATIONS, BAD RATING."
Pros: "The flight was smooth and the coastline views were amazing."
Cons: "No in-flight entertainment. Poor quality sandwiches."
Pros: "GREAT SEATS AND SERVICE"
Cons: "other than free flights, nothing"
Pros: "Convenient route, great United Polaris lounge at SFO for business passengers."
Cons: "The flight frequently arrives about an hour before customs desks are opened, so passengers are forced to wait inside the airplane after landing until the customs desks are open."
Pros: "Premium economy was great"
Cons: "Toilets were broken"
Pros: "Crew was pretty friendly"
Cons: "Food is disgusting, they should really be embarrassed to serve it to humans. Also, the seats are uncomfortable, don't don't recline enough, and don't offer enough room for normal-sized adults to sit comfortably on a 15 hour flight."
Cons: "A horrific, frustrating and humiliating experience at the Tel Aviv airport. United airlines did not inform me about the security process for transit passengers. I was subjected to humiliating search and with my bag still at the Tel Aviv, because they didn't have enough times Worst experience ever!!"
Pros: "Non stop flight"
Cons: "Every flight was delayed or ran late on this trip. Going to and headed home."
Pros: "Enough legroom in economy. Crew friendly and helpful. Kosher food good."
Pros: "Customer service in Business Class."
Pros: "Alot of empty seats to stretch out"
Cons: "Very basic not so comfortable seats"
Cons: "Dirty airplain, 12h flight, the food a disaster, crew that don’t know to smile, restrooms dirty the igienic paper and a lot more...."
Cons: "No communication with airlines as far as flight information. The airlines sent me gate change which was incorrect and almost missed my flight"
Pros: "The crew is friendly and helpful. The entertainment system is good and fairly modern. The entertainment over WiFi is a great option."
Cons: "There's no Premium Economy cabin. The Economy Plus seats are as narrow as regular economy seats. The food is fairly basic, and many other airlines serve better."
Pros: "the entertainment program was good, and the plane in good shape"
Cons: "food was terrible"
Pros: "The 737-900 was good and loading seemed pretty fast. The gate agent was very friendly and genuine."
Cons: "Weather delay, then an aircraft change due to that, and finally an additional 20 minute delay due to a late crewmember which was not fully explained. If the crew member had also been deleted by the weather I would not have felt so bad about the additional delay."
Pros: "Courteous attendants"
Cons: "My seat smelled like urine."
Pros: "Tailwinds made the trip arrive earlier than expected even with a slight delay boarding due to the jet not arriving exactly on time. The ERJ's are really nice with the updated seats and tray table in the armrest. It was only an hour and a half flight, so no real way to rate food or entertainment."
Pros: "There was no lunch just snacks"
Pros: "Comfortable, pleasant Attendants and friendly Pilots"
Pros: "Even though we took off late, the flight landed early. We were served two meals and a snack. Entertainment was fine."
Cons: "It's a 12 hour flight. It's exhausting"
Pros: "FAST TURNAROUND OF LATE ARRIVING INBOUND FLIGHT"
Cons: "I am pregnant and took a 12-hour flight. The flight crew did not provide me with food for 11 hours of that flight. When I asked the flight attendants for food they told me they had none, and it was my fault I didn't bring anything to eat. then I saw them handing out food to business class. I understand that I did not shell out the class to fly business class, but it's not okay to not feed a pregnant woman. Additionally, when I was flying form you were not allowed t bring water onto the plane. The flight attendants only provided me one small water bottle an two small cups of water. I asked for more but they said no :( I will never fly United again"
Cons: "The air did not work on this plane and it was hot and uncomfortable! Usually once you take off the plane cools down. We sat on runway for 15 minutes due to weather(which the airline cannot control). However once we took off the air still did not work and the plane was uncomfortably warm with little air movement."
Pros: "Chicken wrap was very tasty. Very attentive flight crew."
Pros: "the flight was cancelled!!!"
Cons: "Wi-Fi charge sucks and leg room"
Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Chilly in the cabin"
Pros: "everything is perfect"
Cons: "i wish i have something to say"
Pros: "I liked the movies,they have many movies and I can choice"
Cons: "The flight was delayed and the employees of the front desk don't help anything. The service was worse."
Pros: "the staff was extremely pleasant, and so nice. the flight was ok"
Cons: "The gluten free menu wasn't very good, and also there were no gluten free snacks. 1% of the population has celiac, I expected more these days..."
Cons: "Not enough good movies"
Pros: "Everything was great"
Pros: "Not a thing."
Cons: "Ended up missing our connector flight into Boise. They gave us a food voucher and a hotel room. Very pissed off! Made me miss a full day of work on Monday the 23rd."
Pros: "Good legroom. Did not feel cramped"
Cons: "No access to movies because my earbuds would not plug into the hole for them. All food was nasty, inedible. Breakfast so bad even the smell of it polluted the cabin for the remainder of the flight. Just a cold ham or turkey and cheese sandwich would have been preferable. Attention from flight attendants was haphazard at best. Chose this flight because of good flight times but in future will avoid United if at all possible."
Cons: "Some moron decided that passengers shouldn't be allowed to bring drinks on the plane. This means that after passing security and customs, after buying an overpriced cup of latte, you are told to spill it or else. And that's in a country that lives on security. Unacceptable. Unjustified and unheard of."
Pros: "Flight attendants sence of humor when we finally landed at the right airport."
Cons: "Landing at the wrong airport."
Cons: "The food was terrible"
Pros: "lay flat bed in business class"
Cons: "The seat area wasn't cleaned properly"
Pros: "Nice flight, not packed"
Pros: "Crew was nice and overall flight was good"
Cons: "Flight was delayed by about the same length of time the flight itself took"
Pros: "Flight in general was very good"
Cons: "No leg room. Seats are crammed in so close there's virtually no room to move, very uncomfortable"
Pros: "Best, smoothest landing ever! The captain was great."
Cons: "The two squalling children two rows back. They were obviously upset and the parents were apparently newbies to traveling with infants and toddlers. The parents were almost as annoying as the children. That's just the way it goes while traveling. c'est la vie"
Cons: "Food was not great. Crew was not so friendly."
Cons: "Flight attendants were very unpleasant, when they were handing out the little snacks bags the guy threw mine into my seat instead of handing them over to me. Also the plane was filthy and there were dirty Q-tips in the seat back pocket in front of me that I had to look at the whole time"
Cons: "I left my Kindle in the seat pocket. It has not been returned."
Pros: "helpful people working for United"
Cons: "Information about seating for people with disabilities was not readily available. I purchased extra room seating then found out my co-passenger was entitled to it without extra charge. United refunded fees."
Pros: "Sitting in first class made the trip a breeze. The seats were extremely comfortable and the snacks were great!"
Cons: "I had an infant with me and mind you he's an amazing traveler but I still seemed to get dirty looks from the flight attendants. The wifi wasn't working and they had to reset everything."