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The Globe and Mail
Bliss, at 35,000 feet: It’s a perk war in the sky as airlines woo business-class passengersI hadn’t checked in online, so it was a pleasant surprise when the KLM flight a
Bliss, at 35,000 feet: It’s a perk war in the sky as airlines woo business-class passengers
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
I hadn’t checked in online, so it was a pleasant surprise when the KLM flight attendant showed me to my seat. It was at the back of the business class cabin, a single seat smack in the centre. I usually like window seats, but 4E is super cool. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Airlines reap record profits, and passengers get peanutsFor now, airline executives have been clear about their priorities: To show imp
Airlines reap record profits, and passengers get peanuts
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
For now, airline executives have been clear about their priorities: To show improvements in their financial performanceFor now, airline executives have been clear about their priorities: To show... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fliers say benefits few from airlinesHelped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits. But for ma
Fliers say benefits few from airlines
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Helped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits. But for many passengers this has meant little more than extra bags of free peanuts and pretzels. The four biggest domestic carriers -- American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Airlines pulling in record profits, and passengers get peanutsHelped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for ma
Airlines pulling in record profits, and passengers get peanuts
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
Helped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for many passengers this sudden bonanza has meant little more than extra bags of free peanuts and pretzels. The four biggest domestic carriers — American Airlines, Southwest... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Airlines reap record profits, and passengers get peanutsHelped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for ma
Airlines reap record profits, and passengers get peanuts
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
Helped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for many passengers this sudden bonanza has meant little more than extra bags of free peanuts and pretzels. The four biggest domestic carriers — American Airlines, Southwest... Read more
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Boston Globe
Airlines Reap Record Profits, and Passengers Get PeanutsHelped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for ma
Airlines Reap Record Profits, and Passengers Get Peanuts
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Helped by falling oil prices, airlines are reporting record profits, but for many passengers this sudden bonanza has meant little more than extra bags of free peanuts and pretzels. The four biggest domestic carriers — American Airlines, Southwest... Read more
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New York Post
You're booking your air travel tickets all wrongEvolving technology and heated competition among the airlines have changed the
You're booking your air travel tickets all wrong
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
Evolving technology and heated competition among the airlines have changed the game when it comes to how you should book your flights — that is if you want to save time and prevent hassles. Here are five new rules for booking flights. 1. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Is there a best day to get the lowest price on a flight? - The Economic TimesBy Stephanie Rosenbloom Many travellers think the magic day is Tuesday, long la
Is there a best day to get the lowest price on a flight? - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
By Stephanie Rosenbloom Many travellers think the magic day is Tuesday, long lauded by travel deal sites and various publications, including this one, for its fare sales. Other travellers may have heard pundits declare Wednesday the ideal day. In... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Lower oil prices don't necessarily equal lower costs to fly Looking toward spring and summer vacation options? You may be in luck becaus
Lower oil prices don't necessarily equal lower costs to fly
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Looking toward spring and summer vacation options? You may be in luck because lower oil prices and greater competition have translated to lower airfares — in some cases. Port Columbus... Read more
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Market Watch
How much does it cost to go to the Super Bowl?After Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos celebrated an upset over Tom Brady
How much does it cost to go to the Super Bowl?
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
After Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos celebrated an upset over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, and the Carolina Panthers clinched their spot in the league championship for the first time in 11 years, spirits may have deflated after fans... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Airfares lower now than they've been in a whileIt's January in Chiberia, and airfares are cheaper than they've been in years.
Airfares lower now than they've been in a while
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
It's January in Chiberia, and airfares are cheaper than they've been in years. Airline research firm Hopper said flights booked in January are averaging $210 — that's 14.2 percent lower than the same time last year. "We've been tracking this for... Read more
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Market Watch
Americans are too cheap to pay for extra legroom or better seatsAmericans — more than residents of other countries — refuse to fork over their
Americans are too cheap to pay for extra legroom or better seats
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
Americans — more than residents of other countries — refuse to fork over their money for many airline fees. “Americans are less likely than almost every represented nation to pay extra for amenities” — especially for short flights, a survey released... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Flight Change Fees Waived for Some in Winter Storm's PathWith a major winter storm bearing down on the East Coast, some airlines are let
Flight Change Fees Waived for Some in Winter Storm's Path
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 19 days ago
With a major winter storm bearing down on the East Coast, some airlines are letting people change their flights from some airports without charging the usual fee. The winter storm, expected to sweep through the mid-Atlantic Friday, could bring up to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
As Oil Plummets, Cheap Jet Fuel Means Better Travel DealsAs Iran prepares to pump even more oil into an already glutted market, that ove
As Oil Plummets, Cheap Jet Fuel Means Better Travel Deals
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
As Iran prepares to pump even more oil into an already glutted market, that oversupply isn't just making gas cheaper for your car — it's also causing jet fuel prices to go down sharply. And that's now pushing airfares down, too. "We're seeing about... Read more
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Market Watch
This is the best month in years to buy airfareBook your next vacation now: Airfares are a steal. Travel experts say that thi
This is the best month in years to buy airfare
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
Book your next vacation now: Airfares are a steal. Travel experts say that this month they’re seeing some of the lowest fares they’ve seen in years. Airline research firm Hopper, which analyzes billions of airfare price searches every day, says that... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Airline says no to couple's plane tickets at airportJulio Medina and his wife waited a long-time for this trip. They were flying fr
Airline says no to couple's plane tickets at airport
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
Julio Medina and his wife waited a long-time for this trip. They were flying from Charlotte to Munich to Budapest and then taking a cruise on the Danube River up to Amsterdam. Medina used the website, Alpha Flight Guru, to buy two tickets on... Read more
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Philly.com
Frontier adds 10 cities to PHL routes"Frontier's low fares in these new markets will benefit millions of new fliers
Frontier adds 10 cities to PHL routes
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
"Frontier's low fares in these new markets will benefit millions of new fliers who are forced to drive because they haven't found affordable air travel options - or they simply stay at home," Biffle said. "We see hundreds of additional opportunities... Read more
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Philly.com
Frontier adds 10 cities to PHL routes"Frontier's low fares in these new markets will benefit millions of new fliers
Frontier adds 10 cities to PHL routes
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
"Frontier's low fares in these new markets will benefit millions of new fliers who are forced to drive because they haven't found affordable air travel options - or they simply stay at home," Biffle said. "We see hundreds of additional opportunities... Read more
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