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These new air fares are for the cheapest of the cheapskates | The Washington Post

These new air fares are for the cheapest of the cheapskates | The Washington Post

The big airlines have jumped into the “basic economy” market, competing with the super-cheap airlines that cater to the most frugal passengers. Within hours of each other, American and United announced that they had begun selling basic economy fares that push down the price of a ticket. The lower price can come with caveats, however, […]

Clear cookies when searching for flights online | INSIDER

Clear cookies when searching for flights online | INSIDER

Entire novellas have been written on how to score cheaper flights, and the internet is flooded with sites and apps claiming to be able to get you the best possible deal. But you don’t need any of that. There’s one simple little thing you can do to trick the system and get a cheaper ticket, […]

Etihad Is Starting To Price The Residence More Reasonably | One Mile at a Time

Etihad Is Starting To Price The Residence More Reasonably | One Mile at a Time

As you’d expect, The Residence is bloody expensive. For example, a one-way ticket from New York to Abu Dhabi will set you back over $29,000. Recently I wrote about how not all tickets in The Residence are too insanely priced. For example, a ticket from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai costs ~$3,000. That’s still a lot of […]

Booker’s Bourbon staggers 69% price hike | The Spirits Business

Booker’s Bourbon staggers 69% price hike | The Spirits Business

Citing supply shortages as the catalyst for the rise, Beam Suntory confirmed to The Spirits Business that the price of Booker’s Bourbon, which is produced at the firm’s Jim Beam Distillery, will initially rise to US$69.99-$74.99 in 2017. The firm also confirmed that the plan to reduce the number of annual releases of Booker’s from six to four will […]

Lessons in pricing with precision from United Airlines | Travel Industry News & Conferences | EyeforTravel

Lessons in pricing with precision from United Airlines | Travel Industry News & Conferences | EyeforTravel

One innovation that is being discussed in airline revenue management is more granular pricing and inventory management. Tom Bacon finds that this can deliver positive results Current RM systems often limit the number of ‘inventory buckets’; by this I mean ranges of fare values treated as a single demand grouping. If an airline is limited […]

Booker’s bourbon doubling its price for 2017 | TimesUnion

Booker’s bourbon doubling its price for 2017 | TimesUnion

Consumer tip for 2017: If you pop into a liquor store to pick up a bottle of Booker’s bourbon and find its price has been tremendously increased, request the merchant prove he didn’t accept delivery in 2016. Why? Because the parent company Beam Suntory has confirmed its rumored doubling of the price of Booker’s, and […]

Can Whole Foods shed its ‘whole paycheck’ rep with ‘everyday low prices’? | Food Dive

Can Whole Foods shed its ‘whole paycheck’ rep with ‘everyday low prices’? | Food Dive

Dive Insight: While Wal-Mart’s “everyday low prices” strategy has been incredibly successful, other retailers have attempted to duplicate the concept and failed. Whole Foods first made its low price guarantee at its 365 chain to reach more lower-income, urban markets where a traditional Whole Foods store is less likely to succeed. Business Insider discovered that […]

Lufthansa flatbats DCC questions | Tnooz

Lufthansa flatbats DCC questions | Tnooz

Lufthansa continues to talk the talk around the impact of its year-old distribution cost charge (DCC), although concrete details about the impact on its bookings and bottom line remain elusive. Last September, the German airline group added a €16 fee to any bookings made through GDSs. Jens Bischof, EVP, Lufthansa German Airlines, kicked off a […]

ATPCO incoming CEO pledges important role in future of airline distribution | Tnooz

ATPCO incoming CEO pledges important role in future of airline distribution | Tnooz

What does ATPCO consider its role to be so far in the supposed revolution taking place in airline distribution? ATPCO serves as a single source for airline content around the world. We connect all the players in all distribution models–legacy, current and emerging. ATPCO wants to free the airlines from data and offer limitations, and […]

United Airlines adds low-cost fares to compete against Spirit, Allegiant, Frontier | Chicago Business Journal

United Airlines adds low-cost fares to compete against Spirit, Allegiant, Frontier | Chicago Business Journal

The new category of fares is designed to appeal to a growing, price-conscious segment of the flying public that has been gravitating to a relatively new type of airline in America — the ultra-low-cost carrier. Spirit Airlines, Allegiant and more recently Frontier Airlines have positioned themselves as aggressive competitors in this ULC category by offering […]