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Regional airlines cleared of price gouging by Senate committee | Adelaide Now

Regional airlines cleared of price gouging by Senate committee | Adelaide Now

Regional airlines have been cleared of price gouging by a Senate committee following an extensive probe into the cost of airfares. An 18-month investigation by the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee found consistent concerns from operators and customers about the high cost of flying across the country. But the Senate committee found […]

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

If you’re booking travel online, both the day of the week when you make your purchase and the day you choose to fly can make a difference in what you’ll pay. For the best prices, it’s a good idea to purchase flights on a weekend, according to the 2019 Travel Pricing Outlook, compiled by Airlines […]

How I’m Gearing Up for Dynamic Awards Pricing | Frugal Travel Guy

How I’m Gearing Up for Dynamic Awards Pricing | Frugal Travel Guy

Over the last year and a half, several airline loyalty programs decided to ditch their awards charts and switch to dynamic award pricing. This includes one of my favorite programs — Air France /Flying Blue — along with others like Hawaiian Airlines (which is now offering a range of miles for each flight) and United […]

United Airlines Will Compete With Low Cost Carrier Pricing Strategy | Simple Flying

United Airlines Will Compete With Low Cost Carrier Pricing Strategy | Simple Flying

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby has issued a warning to low cost carriers that United will beat them on price. Speaking at a recent Skift forum, he accuses LCCs of not being in control of their pricing model and warns new entrants that they will not survive. With a number of low cost carriers already […]

Lufthansa Plans To Shift Its Miles & More Frequent Flier Program Awards To Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

Lufthansa Plans To Shift Its Miles & More Frequent Flier Program Awards To Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

The Lufthansa Group will move its Miles & More loyalty program that offers free flights on the group’s airlines, which include Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and Eurowings among others, to a dynamic pricing model, according to executives speaking during a press briefing today in Miami. Lufthansa Group chairman Carsten Sophr says the company […]

Ryanair expects to win in airline ‘fare wars’ | BBC News

Ryanair expects to win in airline ‘fare wars’ | BBC News

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has said he expects the airline to benefit from any price war in the industry. Mr O’Leary said “artificially low prices” and “attritional fare wars” could dent profits for a year or two. He was speaking after the airline reported that profits fell by nearly a third last year to €1bn […]

How much do you end up saving on a low-cost airline? | Marketplace

How much do you end up saving on a low-cost airline? | Marketplace

Seat selection. Boarding times. Carry-on bags. Checked bags. Figuring out the best airline tickets to buy can be a headache. Low-cost airlines — think Southwest or Spirit or Frontier — have given travelers the opportunity to fly at discounted prices, but it’s also increased the number of factors you have to consider. Like whether those […]

Ugh: British Airways Changing Partner Award Prices | One Mile at a Time

Ugh: British Airways Changing Partner Award Prices | One Mile at a Time

What could British Airways be changing? Currently British Airways has a distance based award chart. This can represent an exceptional value for short haul awards, while it can represent a not-great value for long haul awards. … Since British Airways isn’t revealing the changes here, my guess is that they’re following the industry trend. Maybe […]

United Adopts Dynamic Pricing for Award Seats | Skift

United Adopts Dynamic Pricing for Award Seats | Skift

Starting later this year, United Airlines is removing its published chart used for pricing award seats and adopting a dynamic model for pricing. Depending on the type of traveler, this can be good or bad. With dynamic pricing, United can now slide the price of award seats down when demand is low — say for […]

Why do airfares from El Paso to other Texas cities cost more? | KFOX

Why do airfares from El Paso to other Texas cities cost more? | KFOX

El Paso, Texas — A KFOX14 viewer asked me this question: “Why does Southwest Airlines charge less to some out of state destinations that are farther away than to destinations within the state of Texas?” On Southwest Airlines’ website, I found plane tickets to San Diego for as little as $49, and to Los Angeles […]