We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cape Air


192 reviews
Headquarters: 660 Barnstable Road, Hyannis, MA 02601 +1 800-227-3247 Website
Rating summary
  • Legroom
    Seat Comfort
  • Customer Service
    Value for Money
  • Cleanliness
    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
Add Photo Write a Review

192 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Write a Review

192 reviews from our community

Filter reviews by popular destinations:
All reviews Boston San Juan Saint Louis St. Thomas Tortola Lebanon Nantucket St. Croix Isla de Vieques Provincetown Saranac Lake Martha's Vineyard Albany Ogdensburg Rutland
Traveller rating
Cabin
  • (189)
  • (0)
  • (0)
  • (0)
Route
  • (150)
  • (35)
  • (3)
  • (1)
  • (0)
  • More
Language
Showing 189: English reviews
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an expensive experience with Cape Air. In early June I booked roundtrip Boston--Martha's Vineyard flights for my wife and myself for mid-September. So, this was a 3 1/2 month advance booking. I was charged $1,195.98! The evening before the trip as I was getting things together it struck me that the fare was unreasonably out of line. So,...

More 
Domestic Economy Boston - Martha's Vineyard

Helpful?
Thank Adrian B
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small make that tiny plane and it was fantastic pilot was a pro the view incredible smooth flight to St. Louis

Domestic Economy Waynesville - Rochester
Helpful?
Thank Richard L
Marionville, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small airline flying short routes in the Midwest and several other areas. They originated on the east coast USA. The planes are about 8 passengers so baggage and space are limited. We used this airline to go for a long weekend to celebrate a friends birthday. It was economical and only in the air for short periods....

More 
Domestic Economy Saint Louis - Chicago

Helpful?
Thank Midwestern1953
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ORD to Decatur is easy as pie. The airplane is small but the crew is professional and friendly. The TSA screening in Decatur is more aggressive than flying to Israel. At this tiny airport the number of screening agents far outnumbered the passengers. Go figure?

Domestic Economy Chicago - Decatur
Helpful?
Thank Terry B
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first flight on Cape Air. It's a small airline that specializes in short trips in small planes. I was very satisfied with the ground crew and with the pilot and copilot. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

Domestic Economy Albany - Boston
Helpful?
Thank Circe829
Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have travelled 4 times with Cape Air from Boston to Albany , the planes are tiny, The pilot was great , My niece who was 6 at the time flew in the co-pilot seat she loved every minute of it , We did hit some turbulence and because the plane is so small you do feel everything but the...

More 
Domestic Economy Boston - Albany

Helpful?
Thank 273dee1
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived into Boston Logan, checked our bags in got our boarding passes and were not advised of any issues or even to check in at the gate, we proceeded to the gate...we were early and there were no notices or announcements indicating any problems with our flight. They had one electronic board up and our flight number showed on...

More 
Domestic Economy Boston - Provincetown

Helpful?
Thank Cindy E
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cape Air is a gem and we are fortunate to have! The team is perfect with their Adirondack charm full of TEAM members that enjoy themselves and still personable and professional. You will not be a number or a task. You are treated with patience and respect. The team is genuinely interested in your safety and well being. I have...

More 
Domestic Economy Saranac Lake - Boston

Helpful?
Thank Denise F
Saint Paul
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small twin engine, 8 seat plane. The staff is diligent about weighing you bags and knowing your weight so they can seat the lightest passengers in the back. The care and friendliness was great both in Boston and in Rockland.

Domestic Economy Boston - Rockland
Helpful?
Thank CAROL L M
Boston
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They own these smaller routes, so if you want to fly, it's Cape Air. Planes are eight seaters, interiors a little worse for wear. If it didn't have wings you might mistake the cabin someone's twenty year old car. Friendly staff. Not for you if clostrophobic, overweight, or used to 747s.

Domestic Economy Provincetown - Augusta
Helpful?
Thank Truro F
See travel tips for airlines
“This was a very small plane, but comfortable enough. There are no overhead compartments and not much room under the seats.”
Circe829, 27 Sep 2018 | Read review
“buyer beware, cancellations and bumping and poor communication”
378cindye, 19 Sep 2018 | Read review
“This is a small plane, twin engine plane, seating 8 passengers.”
carollm333, 18 Sep 2018 | Read review
“Avoid this size plane”
tr0tf, 25 Aug 2018 | Read review
“It is a very small aircraft (10 people which includes the pilot and a passenger being the co-pilot ).”
susanneb787, 10 Aug 2018 | Read review
Show next 5 travel tips 5 of 10
About Cape Air
Massachusetts-based Cape Air (9K) operates regional flights in the Northeastern United States, Midwest, Montana, the Caribbean and Micronesia. The airline's hubs include Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA), Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL), Billings Logan International Airport (BIL) and Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK). Flights between Nantucket and Barnstable Airports operate under the Nantucket Airlines brand. Flights in Micronesia, where the airline has a hub at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (GUM), operate under the United Express Brand. The airline has 89 planes and flies to a total of 36 destinations.

65 photos of this airline

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (65)
Viewed
View from Window (18)
Viewed
Cabin (7)
Viewed
Airport (10)
Viewed
Food and Drink (1)
Viewed
Other (29)