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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Frequent and even occasional travelers are learning they must factor in add-on airline fees when calculating the full all-in cost of air travel.
During the depths of the “great recession” in 2008, US airlines experienced the double whammy of fewer travelers and soaring jet-fuel prices, resulting in billions of dollars in losses.
In an attempt to make the escalating schedule of airline fees seem less noxious, Mr. Nicholas Calio, the CEO of Airlines For America (A4A), the US industry’s spokesgroup, has issued a statement.
WASHINGTON - The Consumer Travel Alliance (CTA), Business Travel Coalition (BTC) and American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) today submitted signatures from more than 50,000 travelers on a petition u
"The commercial airlines have reached a new low by attempting to charge passengers for the right to place their luggage in the overhead bins," said Flyers Rights president and founder, Kate Hanni.
European bargain airline Ryanair last week invited passengers to suggest the airline's next ancillary revenue idea after CEO Michael O'Leary confirmed the company is examining the possibility of passe