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Average price (return flight)

$509(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

$748or less

Good deal one-way

$224or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $224 or less one-way and $748 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was found, on average, 61 days before departure.
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  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is March.
  • Flights from San Francisco to Honolulu usually depart from San Francisco International Airport. The largest passenger hub in the area, the airport is located 13.2 miles south of downtown San Fran.
  • If you are traveling with children, don’t despair at the idea of having to entertain them during your time at the airport: San Francisco International Airport features a number of fully-equipped Children’s Play Areas accessorized with toys and games, books, and cartoons.
  • If Honolulu is just the first step in a longer journey, why not enjoy your layover in Hawaii? At Honolulu Airport you can have a taste of the local cuisine thanks to the many restaurants and cafés available, but you can also browse the art on display which includes large murals, paintings, and sculptures, or just relax in the Zen Garden located in the International Terminal.
  • If your flight has landed late and you don’t want to travel into Honolulu at night, why not sleep near the airport? While there is no hotel directly inside the terminals, places like the Airport Honolulu Hotel, the Best Western Plaza Hotel, and the Pacific Marina Inn are located just minutes from the passenger hub and all three offer a 24-hour shuttle service to their guests.
  • To get to your hotel in Honolulu after your flight, the best way is to book a place on the Speedishuttle, a door-to-door shuttle service that will take you straight to where you are staying. Alternatively, you can use bus line numbers 19, 20, or 31, or hail a cab from one of the many taxi ranks located outside the airport.

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Top 4 airlines serving San Francisco to Honolulu

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,354 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "The pilot went around to passengers and apologized foe delay."
Cons: "3 plus hours of delay????"

Cons: "I love Alaska"

Cons: "WIFI was not working"

Pros: "Wish there were blankets available"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "More room"

Cons: "Didn’t like sitting on tarmac for 40 minutes after arriving. Got very warm and uncomfortable to breathe"

Cons: "No worthy"

Cons: "the new saver fare option sucks, it makes travel more stressful and very undignified"

Cons: "I was not notified that my card was declined and this caused a ton of delays"

Cons: "The plane was amazingly cramped."

Cons: "Free food and blankets"

Pros: "How smooth and orderly the whole trip went"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "No snacks :("

Cons: "It is much better now"

Pros: "Delayed."
Cons: "Not being delayed"

Cons: "Extra leg space"

Pros: "I liked the mood lighting, the spacious area under the seat in front of my aisle seat, the choice in movies, and that every seat had a screen."
Cons: "The takeoff and landing were smooth except that the plane felt like it was fishtailing a bit. Otherwise, it was great!"

Pros: "Yes."
Cons: "Yes"

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Cons: "Delay Part not available"

Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."

Pros: "Que aparte de la bebida sirvan un sanduche o algo para comer"

Cons: "Boarding via bus to plane. Delays due to mechanical issues at both departure and arrival. Staying on the plane while maintenance is performed. No complimentary snacks or drinks after losing value on ticket price."

Pros: "Fast!"

Pros: "The flight attendants were really great and nice."
Cons: "That I’m still stuck on this damn plane and we landed 30 minutes ago."

Pros: "The flight took the blink of an eye."
Cons: "I would have liked to have been woken for the food dispersal and being over 6 feet O cannot say enough about adequate leg room or lack thereof."

Pros: "Perfect trip no complaints!"
Cons: "I liked all of it"

Cons: "Seat was broken and would not recline so incredibly uncomfortable for red eye. I was freezing (though I’m often more chilly than others). Not great food options."

Cons: "You are no different then other airlines. Nothing sets you apart."

Pros: "Tv"
Cons: "No food"

Pros: "The plane was late. I was tired"

Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"

Pros: "Had my bags in an incredible 10 minutes"

Pros: "Everything, overall an amazing experience."

Pros: "Arrived earlier. Good accommodations."

Pros: "Prompt boarding"
Cons: "Sitting on the plane for 1.5 hours prior to departure because the plane was too light. This should be something that is determined prior to boarding the plane."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "the meanest most rude racist hostess ever! her insinuations and degrading way of speaking to me left me speechless. i will file a format complaint and might even take it further."

Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"

Cons: "needed more water"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "boarding and disembark were good for premier as was seating comfort"
Cons: "There is no substitute for a wide body aircraft"

Cons: "The diy watch movies on my own device wouldn't load. More frequent trash pick up."

Cons: "If United can serve more than orange juice or water, so can you"

Pros: "I arrived early"

Pros: "The pilot introduced himself and kept us updated on the weather and turbulent."

Pros: "everything"
Cons: "no complains"

Cons: "Lack of help with information on transfer between terminals at Seattle/Tacoma"

Pros: "No delays whatsoever, we left almost on the dot. Friendly staff, decent snacks and good in-flight entertainment."

Pros: "Good experience overall"
Cons: "Having to pay for in flight entertainment on domestic route and small seats"

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "I like that you could watch TV, movies, or listen to music."
Cons: "When we arrived to SFO the flight was delayed for mechanical issues. When they couldn't fix the plane they had to fly another one from the Island to get us. This resulted in over a 14 hour delay and ruining our plans for our first day. The wing in SFO was all under construction so if you wanted to get anything you had to leave security and go back through it over and over."

Pros: "Crew was nice and attentive"
Cons: "Luggage situation"

Cons: "My surfboard bag was ripped and all straps were broken and was then patched up with duct tape!!! What the F#€*?!! It looked like it fell off the plane and was run over. Plus my bike box was torn to bits and patched with duct tape and was cut open by someone’s knife, I ended up loosing bike parts because of this. Horrible bag handling by the crew!! This was all noticed when I picked up my bags in Auckland"

Cons: "No free blanket. No free entertainment."

Pros: "Amenities"
Cons: "Waiting for baggage at the baggage claim."

Cons: "There should have been movie/tv options that were free!"

Pros: "I drink a lot of water and more so on flights. They weren’t apprehensive about serving me more than one glass of water/drinks (a problem i have had with other airlines)"
Cons: "The food was lack-luster and there werent any options (aside from the specialty diets that you can request ahead of time). They also did not provide any blankets or pillows during the flight and the AC was running the entire time."

Cons: "Most airlines offer free entertainment on long distance domestic flights as long as you bring your own headphones. This is a 5-hour flight. Why would Hawaiian Airline want to charge $7.99 for viewing a movie?"

Pros: "Professional, on-time, good overhead space, courteous staff!"

Pros: "Crew was so nice, flight was easy, quick and smooth, and the whole thing was just enjoyable!"
Cons: "Everything was great!"

Cons: "When I checked in i asked the agent to help me board early since I was carrying a fragile musical instrument. She said check back later. I had no seat assigned and was told I would be seated after all families were taken care of. I waited and waited and finally when everyone was boarded, I checked one last time because I was the only person left in the waiting area and the gate agent totally forgot about me. So she assigned me to a seat that had a wall in front of it and no storage space in the seat in front of me. I was livid. Thankfully I didn’t have to check the instrument but the hassle was a nightmare I really wanted to avoid."

Pros: "Food was better than most domestic airlines. Seats were large enough for comfortability during a long flight. Seats against walls still recline."
Cons: "Domestically, infotainment, headphones, blankets, and most drinks cost money. Can't pick seats online for international flights, so we're stuck with whatever is leftover. Planes not particularly clean; lots of crevices with years of debris."

Pros: "Boarding didn’t take too long and seats were comfortable."
Cons: "WiFi on plane would be awesome!"

Cons: "Online check in and Check in terminals at airport didn’t work"

Pros: "The boarding was very smooth and efficient, and my seat mate was a very interesting person to talk to. A wonderful flight."

Pros: "Really friendly attendants"

Pros: "Acomadations were ok food and drink service were consistant good entertainment and hospitality"
Cons: "The only thing that I didnt like was due to my own actions with scheduling and non transferable tickets the insurance didnt cover anything complete waste of money and I had to cancel my charter due to issues with my flight and didnt recieve much help trying to rectify the situation all in all I lost a lot of money"

Pros: "The free run punch and chips they serve right before landing."
Cons: "Reserved seats and they were not honored. Instead we were stuck in the next to last row. Agents were unapologetic and did not care."

Pros: "Ontime , friendly , comfortable, they really do take care of you"

Pros: "Food served is actually ok. Planes on time"
Cons: "I'm so sick and tired of being subjected to damn ads on Hawaiian Airlines flights. They literally use the claims form as an excuse to show a short video about how to fill it out and THEN give you two or three ads because they figure "what the hell we have your attention now and we're going to sell you something and increase our profits." I have had it with this type of capitalism that just milks people's patience. No thanks! And no more damn Hawaiian Airlines credit cards ads! For crying out loud."

Pros: "Good price, food and drink free, cocktail prior to landing in Oahu, accommodate to have two seats together"
Cons: "Didn't know seat assignment ahead of time, in flight entertainment needed to be paid for"

Pros: "Wonderful flight crew and attendants. Everyone was so pleasant. No stress! And we got a complementary alcoholic rum punch"

Pros: "Loved the meal"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Staff was very friendly"
Cons: "You had to pay for movies"

Pros: "Fun hawaiian theme to get you in the hawaiian spirit before landing"
Cons: "Tight seating. Especially when your next to an overweight person and there is no way to climb over them to get to the restroom and they are taking up part of your seat."

Pros: "The tropical twist to the food served on board."
Cons: "No in flight entertainment"

Pros: "We didn't have assigned seats for some reason. At the gate, the agent placed is in extra comfort seats at no extra charge. Nice!"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "Child kicking my chair and punching the touchscreen behind my chair throughout the flight. Parents didn't do anything but act like they didn't see how annoyed I was when I glanced at them more than once."

Pros: "Plane got turned around after 3 hours in plane. Had to change 2 flights, my rental car reservation, 2 doctor appointments with no sympathy or even care from Hawaiian airlines. Spent hundreds of dollars and got no compensation. Not happy and will never book again."
Cons: "So disappointed, angry, and sad."

Cons: "the one hour delay"

Pros: "Not really Thier fault as they were waiting on the ground crew but they could have at least turned on the A/C. We were very hot in there waiting."

Pros: "I like the customer service on the plane. They were pleasant. The plane was clean the planes was pretty empty. It was comfortable."
Cons: "I didn't like the people who was at the San Fran airport who checked us in. I have a sister who Is handicap and I needed assistance and they had no Mercy. Honolulu gave us much better service Then San Francisco. The people in Honolulu helped us from the time we exited our car till we got on the plane."

Pros: "On my flight to SF I had a runny nose and requested for tissue from the attendant. She was so busy and forgot, but I managed to get tissue from the restroom. On my way back to HI, she was in my flight and apologized (I didn't even notice her since I was preoccupied) - I told her it was busy and I saw her working it and it was okay. She offered her help in anything and I thought that was super sweet, then she said.. I wont forget this time. Nice touch"
Cons: "The HNL airport check in is very crowded and confusing--everyone just crowds and no one knows where to go"

Pros: "Very nice helpful people at Hawaiin airlines"
Cons: "There was a little delay due to my flight being over sold, but Hawaiin airlines as quick to react by switching to a bigger plane. We took off late but still ended up landing on time. wow!"

Cons: "The original 9/23 9:05 am flight from SF to Honolulu was cancelled. The airline staff did not say a word why the flight was cancelled, but they were kindly enough to put me on a United Airline flight at 1:15pm on the same day. But the UA flight got delayed and delayed, I didn't get on the airplane until 5pm on 9/23. This was such a terrible experience, I wasted 9 hours at the airport and had to cancel so many activities I have planned on 9/23."

Pros: "Food"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Excellent service, the food was perfect, they gave us a Ron Hawaiian, it was so yummy...and they gave us a good impression from the island."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "I upgraded my seat while checking in and was satisfied with the amount of leg room I had."
Cons: "While I apprecite the airline wanting to stand out and serving food, but I'm allergic to eggs. Egg sandwiches were served for breakfast."

Pros: "I always love flying Hawaiian. Everyone is nice, the plane is comfortable, and it gets me excited about coming home from school."
Cons: "I wish there was at least two snack services throughout the 5 hour flight."

Cons: "boarding a bit chaotic"

Pros: "Relaxing and free tv."
Cons: "Very hospitable ."

Pros: "Airbus seats were comfy. Air hostesses were nice, but I didn't get anything because I was sleeping the whole flight."
Cons: "Did not like the girl at the check in counter. No smiles at all, not a good representation of aloha Hawaiian spirit. She looked like she hates her job. She couldn't assign me a seat right there and she told me she'll call me up to boarding counter. She also promised to get me an aisle seat on my next flight but she gave me window instead."

Pros: "Everything l just Love it .takin off and landing was Absolutely Flawless congratulations TO The Pilot."
Cons: "Absolutely,Nothing At all"

Pros: "It was easy helpful and a delight . All of you are great and had a good time I'll do it again."
Cons: "Little probably legroom, I didn't know how to work the monitor that's my bad. Little more assistance than that be great Terriers thank you for a good time. :-)"

Pros: "Atmosphere at board during the flight"

Pros: "Atmosphere, service."
Cons: "A who;e family of like 8 people getting kicked off the plane for something the patriarch said to a flight attendant. To be fair, I have no idea what he said, and it very well may have been warranted, I don't know, but it made me sad."

Pros: "Was pretty comfortable. Seats not too close together. Food was decent."
Cons: "Some staff were friendly but others didnt look like they wanted to be there. Entertainment is hopeless. good only if you pay for it."

Pros: "Cleanliness. Safety. Friendly."

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Delightful experience except at SFO checkin."

Pros: "Covid safety protocols and people following was excellent."
Cons: "Serve alcohol :)"

Pros: "Delta is the airline to fly if you have to fly (like I did) during a pandemic. They made sure at every turn we felt as safe as possible. They had passengers distanced from each other the whole time, handed out sanitizing wipes as we walked on the plane, made sure folks kept their masks on, gave us individual little baggies with snacks and water bottles that also had individual hand sanitizer packets. I felt so much more safe flying Delta on my way home to Hawaii in July than I did when I flew American Airlines on my way to the mainland in June."

Pros: "Crew great....moved passengers around near us for Covid related separation."
Cons: "Cramped.....too many seats in too small of a plane....I'm 6ft / 190 lbs"

Pros: "Good organization, good hygiene, polite crew."

Cons: "Too hot. Bathrooms were dirty. No leg space in comfort+."

Cons: "Hopefully upgrade on monitors (touch screen was not working),"

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "Aircraft was too warm. Needed more air!"

Pros: "compared with other airlines they were just OK"
Cons: "everything"

Pros: "The crews were very fast and efficient. The Dinner was good but the breakfast was very basic."
Cons: "The seat was so crammy and disgustingly uncomfortable"

Pros: "On time, smooth take off and landing."

Cons: "Better food and more water."

Cons: "The pork dinner meal option was burnt … al the way through."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "My seat didn't recline"

Pros: "Quick boarding process"
Cons: "Wifi stopped working halfway"

Cons: "Great"

Pros: "Nice employees and service"
Cons: "Seat room"

Pros: "Free food. Extra room."
Cons: "Waiting on runway"

Pros: "Delta Comfort om commuter jet"

Pros: "Flew us safely home."
Cons: "We waiting on the runway for over a long period."

Pros: "Cheese plate"
Cons: "TheyCharge me $25 for my bag and I’m at Delta sky Miles older plus the American Express platinum card holder it’s supposed to not be charged"

Cons: "3 hours delay"

Pros: "Had the whole Comfort section to myself!"

Pros: "Snacks & drinks & TV movies good"
Cons: "One hostess was very rude & slow forget our headphones Kept getting me to help her with getting attention of other hostesses also very bad at giving snacks and kept my husband and another man waiting for 10 mins while she gathered rubbish despite repeated requests which would have been easy as she was at the front of plane obviously unsuited for this position"

Pros: "Quiet, quick, no issues"
Cons: "Slow boarding. Slowest boarding everr. Maybe not enough overhead space, doesn't make sense how there is not enough overhead space while calling zone 2 passengers."

Cons: "Flying into blizzards suck, don’t do it"

Cons: "There is no place to specifically order vegetarian options in booking. Luckily virgin carries extra"

Pros: "Excellent service and upgraded snacks in economy"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Too many people, no room for carry-ons, departed almost an hour late."
Cons: "Too many people, no room for carry-ons, departed almost an hour late."

Cons: "waiting on the tarmac for 40 minutes"

Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."

Cons: "Food in first class was subpar!"

Pros: "The crew was very friendly and kept making rounds with water so we didn't have to get up looking for it. Free entertainment at our seats made the flight go by faster."
Cons: "No complaints, I was stuck in a middle seat but somebody has to sit there!"

Pros: "All I need to say."

Pros: "it was great experience"

Cons: "One lavatory didn't work and we had to use the nathroom for first class..couldnt access bathroom half of the flight"

Pros: "Comfort and boarding"
Cons: "Delay and food"

Pros: "It was my husband's birthday and the stewardess (red dress, long brown hair) went out of her way to make him feel special by bringing champagne, cookies and even chocolate once we were getting off the plane. I was very touched."
Cons: "The guy next to me was kind of smelly but was very nice."

Pros: "Very smooth"

Cons: "Asked for hot tea but what I got was barely tepid."

Pros: "Excellent trip. Provided ample food snacks and drinks."

Cons: "The attendents only served one round of beverages in Comfort Plus."

Pros: "Individual screen and USB port"
Cons: "No issues that could be controlled I.e. Person in seat in front for mine leaning way ......"

Pros: "Painless"
Cons: "Price of food"

Cons: "Boarding took too long - full plane and double seat booking changed 10 minutes early estimate to 20 minutes late"

Pros: "All restroom floors were wet. I have seen this in others 767's too. Is this a 767 phenomenon"

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Crew was good, landing was great, entertainment was pretty good selection of movies, good seat space."
Cons: "We had to run from gate 60 To gate 89. Jetway was hot while waiting to board."

Pros: "Friendly crew members."
Cons: "Food was meh."

Cons: "Our BOS-SFO flight was delayed several times that would have caused us to miss our connection to HNL. Instead we were diverted to IAH where we spent the night at our expense. We are still in Houston awaiting our return to HNL. Too long a delay."

Pros: "crew good, seats good"
Cons: "The delay was over 2- 1/2 hours on the run way to honolulu.."

Pros: "Seats and entertainment"
Cons: "One syaffmemberrude butall not very friendly orhelpful no food to purchase on board which meant we had absolutely nothing to eat until landing not good when ad ertise that you can purchase on board also paid 50 dollars for checked bags but ihadconfirmed with your airline theywereinyheprice along of gimethecrewwalkedpast with coffee withoutaski gif wanted one"

Cons: "No screens in seat back; WiFi not working"

Pros: "I like the food and the movies you could watch on your phone. The United app."
Cons: "Don't have a negative feedback."

Pros: "Friendly, efficient crew. Short, smooth flight."
Cons: "Bit of a delay, no entertainment due to technical difficulties. No forewarning of the technical difficulties until after we were on board the flight. A gate announcement would have allowed time to find a movie on Amazon, or some other platform for the flight."

Pros: "Was offered complimentary food item and I am not sure why, perhaps my Star Alliance Gold status?"
Cons: "Boeing 777 economy seating is tighter with new seating configuration."

Pros: "Everything was great!!"

Cons: "Literally took 60 min from the time the airplane got to the gate in Honolulu to when I got my luggage. The gate agent in San Francisco was not at all helpful. The United booking agent on the phone wasn’t helpful either."

Cons: "Crew was not visible Seat space was very tight"

Pros: "on time"
Cons: "extremely cramped, overcrowded"

Pros: "Nice to have free movies on the UA app"
Cons: "We sat on the runway for 30 minutes before taking off"

Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 hours, but was not notified of delay. Also, our gate was changed three times."

Cons: "Boarding was a chaos, so many passengers didn’t know which line they should follow, everything was unbearably slow"

Pros: "Good pilot"
Cons: "Everything else and being really late"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bathroom smelled terrible after multiple passengers made a BM! Should be cleaned and deodorant spray should be available. Had to use some body spray and cologne to neutralize the smell."

Pros: "Unfortunately I won’t leave until morning. However I can already answer this question. I will like the fact that I’ll be seeing my only child after an entire year!"
Cons: "I didn’t like the fact that United Airlines took time away from us. Because she’s military I don’t get to see her as often as I’d like. I booked my trip from October 5-16 2017 and our vacation together won’t start until a day later. Some may say it’s only a day but I say different and I should be compensated for my loss as well as so many other people that were traveling with me. My overall experience with this airline was horrible! I won’t say I’d never use them again because you never say never BUT they will be my last resort!"

Pros: "They upgraded me and it was very comfortable. Didn't know till I was going on the plane. They sat me in the exit row and I'm very capable of doing what's needed in an emergency."
Cons: "Seats weren't as roomy as the newer plane and noisier."

Cons: "I actually flew on a different flight to HNL because my flight to SFO was delayed and would have caused me to miss my connection. So I actually flew from LAX to HNL."

Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Ay a connecting gate too far away!"

Pros: "came early..."
Cons: "We could not take water with us to plane, traveled with kids 8 and 10. Did not get water even though I asked few times....kids started crying to get some water.....what is with the system??"

Cons: "Didn't really like the food plane that was offered, seating are so uncomfortable, had a child crying the whole way, wifi didn't work, there was a magazine in my sitting area with ink where I got ink on me, board was late"

Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "The guy puked halfway through the flt and not one single flt attendant came even though they were serving drinks repeatedly to the dr sitting in the row in front of me. Also the flt was delayed as we waited almost an hour for people trying to connect which made me more upset since I was rebooked on that later flt because although my previous flt was there half hour before departure, we didn't have a gate to use which caused me to be 15 mins late for my original flt. Did they wait for me?! NO! I was rebooked. It's unfair that they stole an hour of life from every other passenger to accommodate a few. Back to the guy who puked, an hour after that he started shaking and grabbing his head and asking me why am I hurting his heart. Then incoherent blathering and then his last episode 20 minutes before we land in which he started hitting himself in the head saying he would die right now for his wife and how he's made mistakes. It was three separate incidents from this one passenger and not one flt attendant noticed? Yeah it was bad piled on worse stacked on top of never United ever again."

Pros: "The flight was not overbooked, there were no fights and there was plenty of space. Comfortable flight!"

Cons: "Poor aircraft"

Cons: "5 minutes before we boarded they tried to change my seat without informing me.... luckily it popped up on my phone that my seat had changed I reserved an aisle seat when I made my reservations five days before the flight. All of a sudden they put me in the middle seat ...so I went to the counter and the person at the counter tried to tell me that I just changed to the aisle seat that I had which I actually have had for 5 days and she tried to tell me that I was lying to her I was not very pleased with United at all!!! I made it very clear and even showed her the email from 5 days ago where I had that seats all along the aisle seat that she took away from me and put me in the middle somewhere so three minutes later she told me to look at my phone and she changed me back but that's after she basically called me a liar and said I didn't know what I was talking about!! Worst US AIRLINE!!"

Cons: "didn't know how to download the entertainment system"

Cons: "You have to pay to watch the movies."

Pros: "More leg room on this flight than previous united flight."
Cons: "Entertainment worked for 20 min on a 5 hr flight with a 1.5 hr delay."

Pros: "Arriving alive"
Cons: "Comfort, accessible media, cost"

Pros: "Everyone was gracious and friendly"
Cons: "Again in this second segment of my long trip, the Wi-Fi entertainment network went down with a couple of hours left in the trip. For a long trip, having something to view is helpful in passing g the time."

Pros: "Free drinks. Soft ones of course, but not something you can count on anymore. And very pleasant accommodating staff. Also very on time."

Pros: "The food being offer was good"
Cons: "The experience as a whole was rather disappointing"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "No free meals"

Cons: "United lost my checked in baggage and the customer service was so terrible and no one was helpful nor even cared. United totally ruined my trip."

Pros: "They offered complementary snacks and water at the gate when the flight was delayed by 2 hours for mechanical reasons. After such a long and tiring day, when I went to buy a drink onboard, the flight attendant didn't charge me. It was done as a courtesy for the lengthy delays. This was much appreciated and honestly made the irritation with the delays disappear. It's amazing what a little thing like that can do for a person. All the flight attendants were gracious and helpful. Overall, they made the flight good."
Cons: "I had to run to make this connecting flight due to the previous flight leaving an hour late, only to learn the flight was delayed. It was delayed 2.5 hours for maintenance."

Pros: "On time departure and arrival. Luggage claim on time."
Cons: "Seats too small and i am a small build. No entertainment even if I paid for it. Always a line at the two bathrooms, need more."

Cons: "Food and entertainment is an additional cost.. Seats are too cramped."

Cons: "Over 3-hour delay. Various text messages including one that indicated the flight was leaving 5 minutes earlier; then it was delayed again!"

Pros: "The crew was good. Direct with instructions and efficient."
Cons: "On a 5+ hour flight, I should not have to pay extra for the little TV, when other carriers are offering this in-flight entertainment for free. Nickel and dime-ing customers does not bring loyalty. I'll be returning to flying almost exclusively on Delta."

Cons: "I was horribly cramped next to two passengers who used half my seat. Crew could see this and did nothing to help. There was no way to turn off the entertainment"

Pros: "Nothing..."
Cons: "I had a connection flight to San Francisco and then from there to Honolulu and the flight from Portland to SF got delayed 5 times to up to 4 hours late so I would've missed my second flight from SF to HNL. They couldn't do anything about it so they put me on the next available flight, the next MORNING. So I had to go spend a night in a hotel which I had to pay for and wait for the next flight in the morning the next day. Next day the flight got delayed yet again this time little over 2 hours. So I would've missed the flight from San Francisco do Honolulu yet again. This time they managed to find a little later flight and put me on that but still had to wait at the airports for over 8 hours. Super mad about how United works... Had problems with my boss as well because I was supposed to work the next day but they rescheduled my flight for that day. Really not a pleasant experience..."

Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable."

Cons: "I felt they scraped the bottom of the barrel to find a plane threw us on a pedal jumper too packed to fit everyone delayed an hour and the staff acted that they wish they were home."

Pros: "The spacious seats and entertainment on the plane."
Cons: "The cost of food products on the plane. Could have been better food for the price."

Cons: "personal entertainment connection was spotty."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "my seat had some trouble then my TV didnt work at all i asked the flight attended for some help she said oh yea that doesn't work then walked away ..5 1/2 hr flight i will not flight this airline again"

Cons: "90 minute delay!!!"

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