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United AirlinesOverall score based on 70608 reviews
7,4Boarding
7,0Comfort
7,7Crew
6,6Entertainment
6,5Food
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the pilot seemed drunk or like a beginner - was swerving and veering the plane around sharp corners while taxiing for takeoff… then he seemed to throttle and slow down back and forth dramatically while flying. awful landing … seemed drunk or like he had just learned to fly and they lost my luggage

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the pilot seemed drunk or like a beginner - was swerving and veering the plane around sharp corners while taxiing for takeoff… then he seemed to throttle and slow down back and forth dramatically while flying. awful landing … seemed drunk or like he had just learned to fly and they lost my luggage

We were asked to check our carry on bags in Hartford as the plane was full so we did to be accommodating. One of our bags was not put on out flight from Chicago to Seattle. We had to go purchase clothing for my wife at our own expense. They called this am to say the bag was in but couldn't deliver it until tomorrow. Then they called van to say that they couldn't fulfill their obligation due to Labor Day. TERRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE!!! Spread the word. Now I have to take time out of my vacation to drive 90 miles back to get the bag with no compensation. Unacceptable.

The boarding experience at Newark was total chaos. United had three different flights boarding at the same time in very close proximity. The gate agent was rude and not welcoming. The flight didn’t leave for an hour after all were boarded. There wasn’t enough room for passenger bags due to the number of people who brought on very large suitcases. It was a full flight and just really not comfortable.

The employees were calm and pleasant.

The flight itself needed some work. Lights came one and off with no consistency. Leg space is nonexistent (I'm 6'7"). Crew was sluggish to do anything.

Pros: "spaced out"
Cons: "there was no food alergy alternatives (Gluten Free)"
Pros: "MUCH BETTER experience than our American Airlines flight when we left last week. More friendly people."
Cons: "Food."
Pros: "Crew was super nice."
Cons: "Bathroom was horrible and smelled very bad. Flight was delayed and delayed."
Pros: "The crew was excellent; courteous and professional."
Cons: "More room for overhead bags so checking carry-on isn’t necessary"
Cons: "The seat in business class was small."
Pros: "Seat. Omfortable, Entertainment sufficient."
Cons: "Not bumped me off th flight without telling me."
Cons: "The fact that United forces basic economy customers to check carry-on luggage is nothing but a cash grab. Some of the overhead compartments were completely empty yet they force you to pay ?30/ bag. They also gouge you an extra $25 per bag if you bring your carry on to the gate."
Pros: "I liked the fact that they were quick to respond when asked a question."
Cons: "Lack of water. I was told I was only allowed 1 4 ounce cup of water from the galley per meal."
Pros: "Love the wifi and free movies!!"
Cons: "To cramped. Only a 85 minute flight but my legs were cramping."
Pros: "The flight arrived"
Cons: "The crew has the worst attitude & we are late."
Pros: "That I got home."
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "The airplane confort."
Cons: "The airline changed the gate with no announments. We almost Lost the plane."
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: "Free snacks they gave us for the 6 hours delays."
Cons: "Everything, the delayed no one knew what was going on. It was also expensive and not as comfortable as other plans"
Pros: "Rude gate staff. They were being very condescending in their tone while saying perhaps appropriate information. This occurred starting when one woman got in line. The sign kept changing...her accharine like tone telling her that boarding would begin at 1130 was unnecessary. Communicating with foreign passengers whose flight had been rebooked to this flight was very poor. Instead of asking them for the name of their baby, the gate employee kept asking them for the lap child name! This occurred over and over until finally they asked for the bany's name. The lady who is from Chicago started practically wagging her finger and just saying NO! to bags that might be too large. How she did this was overly rude even when the bag fit in the metal sizer!"
Cons: "Sorry....above is what I did not like. I like that my bag was shifted away, tagged and put on board...made it to Rome! Flight staff very professional!"
Cons: "Es united, no se puede esperar mucho de ellos. El snack para 5 horas son unos pretzels y el entretenimiento lo cobran. Lo único bueno es que aun con un aviso en la pantalla pude ver el final del partido de Champions, por el resto,.... compañía a evitar."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly. The attendants were diligent.the gate areas were comfortable. Check in was easy, and help was standing by for any issues."
Pros: "The fact that the flight was very smooth, easy landing and we were on the same flight with our friends."
Cons: "I felt, cramped in my seat, NO DARN SNACKS for a 4-hour flight, no TV/MOVIE and why do you only give customers a half can of soda/juice????"
Pros: "Arrived early. Airline offered free bag checking when plane looked full"
Cons: "Size restriction on personal item was smaller than other airlines, causing me to use a smaller backpack than I would have prefered."
Pros: "Attendants were great"
Cons: "Needle point lady sitting next to me used more room than I'd would've liked. The upgrade wasn't much of an upgrade, guess I'll have to see what aircraft I'm on before I pay the extra for little comfort."
Pros: "Overall flight was good but since previous flight was late and I had only one hour to get my luggage, go through customs, check back in and make the flight it was too stressful because nobody could help much. Also, the bag did not make my flight because person was not really in the hurry to get my luggage to the plane."
Pros: "Timelyness. On time. Crew was good"
Cons: "The small screen in front was annoying. No leg room so uncomfortable."
Pros: "The cheap price of the flight."
Cons: "Flight wasn't comfortable, non legroom an no acces to entertainment."
Pros: "The bar is pretty low with United. Even being a 1K member, I am usually just hoping the flight arrives on time. This time it didn't. The crew was polite, which isn't always the case."
Cons: "The flight was delayed. Not necessarily UA's fault but they don't make it easy on their customers. Their mileage program has so many elite members, especially in SF that even 1K doesn't give you a strong shot at getting upgraded."
Cons: "0% leg room :("
Cons: "The gang stalkers that Kayak and United let sit next to me."
Pros: "New plane, great service."
Cons: "The hot meal was gross, but that's too be expected these days. It was nice to even get one, honestly. In flight wifi didn't work but the crew was great about helping us get in touch with customer service about it."
Pros: "All other airlines let you check in online and choose seats. Entertainment was really bad. Could hardly see anything on screen.food was nothing great. Portions were small"
Cons: "Better service"
Pros: "Service"
Pros: "I liked that the flight was on time"
Cons: "I did not like the absence of much food for breakfast on economy"
Cons: "In flight wifi not worth money. Cant stream on paid for inflight wifi. Didnt want to watch pre loaded movies on united app. Should have free in flight movies that you dont have to pay for or allow you to stream what you want on paid for wifi."
Pros: "THE SERVICES WAS OK"
Cons: "MY SEAT,,I DONT LIKE ALL AWAY IN THE BACK,AND NOT FREE ENTERTAINMENT,,NO GOOD ,SHOULD BE FREE,,"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful staff."
Cons: "Flight Attendant was REALLY late. We had to delay boarding to wait for her. 15 minutes. then it took longer to wait for gate check -- green tag bag - than if I had checked the bag. when we finally got the gate check bags and headed through customs the checked bags were all on the carousel. And I have Nexus. So Customs was 3 minutes. NOT a good process. Figure it out YYC international terminal!!!"
Cons: "Had to pay for wifi, snack was really small,"
Pros: "Flight out of Reno was delayed due to congestion / back up at LAX. Ground staff patiently helped all passengers reschedule connecting flights / explain options."
Pros: "On-time boarding."
Cons: "Entertainment system very inconsistent and most of the time not working. If the airline removes the TV displays expecting customers to use their own devices, they need to ensure the wifi is working. The flight attendants said they could fix the wifi issue. That isn't acceptable, somebody should be able to address this in the plane."
Pros: "Never been treated so disrespectful and like I was insignificant in allyour life!"
Pros: "The flight was on time and the crew was great. No complaints for the air and the ground team at all"
Cons: "WiFi and TV it's way too expensive No free options to entertain yourself. At least give us a USB port on the seat to access my mobile device. Very narrow seats"
Pros: "Loved that the crew was attentive."
Cons: "I wanted to charge my device, no outlets available. No TV screen available for movies, just makes the time go by faster when I'm distracted."
Pros: "Arriving 30 min earlier Old plane"
Cons: "Old plane, bathrooms are very small and seats were not comfortable"
Pros: "N/a"
Cons: "We paid extra to have seating together in an upgraded to business class. We paid an additional $89.00 each for this option on top of our airfare. When we got to the boarding gate and we were ready to have our ticket scanned we were told, "unfortunately, you two won't be able to be seated together, we had a seat change that affected your seating." then we were asked to go to the counter at the gate to see what could be done, but there was nothing that could be done, the flight was full. So our money was collected but due to the mess up on seating and loss of our $600.00 epi pen medication we didn't take the flight."
Pros: "Flight was stuck on the ground for 2 hrs because of a generator issue, so I missed my connection. The United app nicely pre-booked me on the next flight to my destination without my having to do anything, which was cool. Internet didn't work but they refunded my purchase."
Cons: "The legroom is so much worse than jetBlue (which I usually fly) I almost couldn't believe it. Because of the generator issue the flight ended up being almost 9 hours. They ran out of ALL FOOD for purchase except chips (which they didn't even offer for free despite everything), so those of us in the back of the aircraft had our choice of a bag of chips for $4, or no food for 9 hours. Also, I paid $20 for the internet for the entire flight but it only worked for the first hour so I couldn't do any work."
Pros: "Good food"
Cons: "Touch screen on entertainment not sensitive enough and requires tapping hard to scroll through and select movies. Tapping from person behind you can be felt and wake you up from your sleep"
Pros: "Two out of three pieces of luggage lost. You fall out of love after that. No matter what they do."

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London - Cape Town Flights

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Cape Town (CPT)South Africa

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