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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 […]

Qantas defend their pricing at airline hearing | The North West Star

Qantas defend their pricing at airline hearing | The North West Star

Mr David said their major costs were labour, fuel, maintenance though like Virgin Airlines in their Brisbane hearing he also blamed airport charges. “Airport charges make up a significant and growing portion of the price of airfares,” Mr David said. “Airport and security charges make up 17 per cent of the average fare for QantasLink […]

Air fares soar as grounding reality kicks in, DGCA to keep tab on prices | The New Indian Express

Air fares soar as grounding reality kicks in, DGCA to keep tab on prices | The New Indian Express

NEW DELHI: In a big blow to the world’s biggest planemaker, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a plan to ground all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. “We’re going to be issuing an emergency order of prohibition regarding all flights of the 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9,” Trump told reporters in the White […]

British American (BTI) 2018 Earnings: Pricing a Key Catalyst | Nasdaq

British American (BTI) 2018 Earnings: Pricing a Key Catalyst | Nasdaq

British American Tobacco p.l.c. BTI is slated to release preliminary results for 2018 on Feb 28. The company’s performance is gaining from robust pricing initiatives and volume growth across segments. Let’s take a closer look at the aspects that are likely to impact the upcoming results. Factors Likely to Aid British American has been witnessing […]

Is Jet Airways’ bailout in the national interest? | The Asian Age

Is Jet Airways’ bailout in the national interest? | The Asian Age

Is the Jet bailout in the national interest? Considering the Kingfisher debacle, the known hazards far outstrip unknown factors aiding a recovery that depends on Jet raising capital, abroad and in India, and selling aircraft. The downside is the loss of over 20,000 jobs if Jet goes under and doesn’t wish to risk contributing more […]

Spirit Airlines Gets Boost From Dynamic Pricing on Carry-Ons to Bottled Water | Skift

Spirit Airlines Gets Boost From Dynamic Pricing on Carry-Ons to Bottled Water | Skift

For the year, Spirit told investors it made more than $55 in per-passenger ancillary revenue for the first time since 2014. The fourth quarter was better, with non-ticket revenue increasing 5.2 percent, year-over-year, to $56.70. The growth generally is not the result of new fees. Instead, Spirit executives said they have improved at managing how […]