Tag: fares

Should airlines honor fare errors?

Should airlines honor fare errors?

editor editor- January 20, 2009 04:38 3

Have you ever taken advantage of a suspiciously low airfare - say $300 to Europe in business class - that turned out to be a ... Read More

Enjoy your low airfares – for now

Enjoy your low airfares – for now

editor editor- January 16, 2009 05:20 0

Consumers are catching a price break as the airline industry rolls out tempting fares to fill empty seats. Read More

Airlines unleash slew of fare discounts

Airlines unleash slew of fare discounts

editor editor- January 14, 2009 04:00 0

Worried about the effect of economic pressures on travel, the major airlines have unleashed a slew of unusually steep fare sales in recent days, travel ... Read More

Virgin cuts fares, may shrink in ‘depressing’ year

Virgin cuts fares, may shrink in ‘depressing’ year

editor editor- January 6, 2009 04:20 0

Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., the long-haul carrier controlled by billionaire Richard Branson, is slashing prices, offering London-New York round trips for as little as 259 ... Read More

Kingfisher Airlines to cut fares in new year

Kingfisher Airlines to cut fares in new year

editor editor- December 29, 2008 03:26 0

The country's leading private air-carrier, Kingfisher Airlines, has said that it would effect fare cut across its network from January 1. Read More

Tibet cuts fares, hotel rates to lure winter sightseers, revive tourism

Tibet cuts fares, hotel rates to lure winter sightseers, revive tourism

editor editor- December 24, 2008 03:14 0

LHASA - Tibet's tourism market, battered by riots here in March, has cut travel and hotel costs in hopes of luring domestic and international sightseers. Read More

No end in sight for airline surcharges

No end in sight for airline surcharges

editor editor- December 23, 2008 03:09 0

Airline surcharges remain a source of mystery to some, frustration to others. A reader recently asked if we saw an end in sight: Read More

Procrastinators, rejoice: Airlines are slashing holiday fares

Procrastinators, rejoice: Airlines are slashing holiday fares

editor editor- December 15, 2008 03:57 0

Early birds aren't necessarily getting the best air fares this holiday season -- and procrastinators can still end up getting a good deal. Read More

Full-fare air travelers get special treatment, even in coach

Full-fare air travelers get special treatment, even in coach

editor editor- December 8, 2008 05:31 0

One of the more vexing problems for airlines has been the $800 business traveler sitting in coach next to the $75 leisure traveler – same ... Read More

Quick! Some airlines slashing fares but only for a limited time

Quick! Some airlines slashing fares but only for a limited time

editor editor- December 5, 2008 05:04 0

Airlines are slashing prices on some flights, hoping to lure some travelers this holiday season and into the New Year. But like all things with ... Read More

Hunt for travel deals escalates

Hunt for travel deals escalates

editor editor- November 12, 2008 03:18 0

LOS ANGELES - Interest in travel deals is up, according to LowFares.com(TM), the travel comparison search site for airline tickets, hotels, car rentals and vacation ... Read More

Taxi fare rise to hit tourism – warning

Taxi fare rise to hit tourism – warning

editor editor- November 3, 2008 06:59 0

A taxi fare increase of more than 8 per cent, which comes into force today has been described as a “nightmare” for tourists and the ... Read More

Airline plans £8 transatlantic fare

Airline plans £8 transatlantic fare

editor editor- November 3, 2008 04:15 0

Budget airline Ryanair is preparing to launch transatlantic flights for just £8 by buying cheap planes from struggling rivals. Read More

Fuel costs fall, but air fares not likely to follow

Fuel costs fall, but air fares not likely to follow

editor editor- October 22, 2008 03:05 0

The financial hit at the gas pump is a lot less painful since oil prices dropped dramatically - but don't expect airfares to follow the ... Read More

Frequent flyers redeem miles to beat higher fares

Frequent flyers redeem miles to beat higher fares

editor editor- October 21, 2008 03:21 0

Airline customers are cashing in more frequent-flier awards this year, looking to avoid higher fares and believing that miles just aren't worth the same anymore. Read More

All’s fare in unbundling airline fees

All’s fare in unbundling airline fees

editor editor- October 7, 2008 04:39 0

You may get exactly what you pay for -- and nothing more -- when flying major airlines. Read More

Southwest locks in fuel costs, a gamble that keeps fares in check

Southwest locks in fuel costs, a gamble that keeps fares in check

editor editor- September 29, 2008 04:03 0

As jet fuel prices sent airlines on a stomach-churning ride, spurring new fees and higher prices, Southwest Airlines customers have had a smoother trip. Read More

Air Canada eliminates second bag fee

Air Canada eliminates second bag fee

editor editor- September 19, 2008 04:13 0

MONTREAL (September 18, 2008) - Air Canada announced today that in response to decreasing fuel prices, the airline is eliminating all second checked-bag charges implemented ... Read More

From Air France To ‘Train France’?

From Air France To ‘Train France’?

editor editor- September 12, 2008 02:29 0

Train fares and journey times to Europe could be slashed if Air France goes through with plans for a high-speed rail service to compete with ... Read More

Bus travel grows as fuel soars, airfares leap

Bus travel grows as fuel soars, airfares leap

editor editor- August 4, 2008 03:14 0

NEW YORK: It's a tale of two cities: Nikita Bernstein, 29, a dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker with a business in Boston, was in need of a ... Read More

End of cheap flights boom as airlines raise fares in line with oil prices

End of cheap flights boom as airlines raise fares in line with oil prices

editor editor- July 28, 2008 03:13 0

More than five million British passengers could be priced out of the budget holiday market as airlines raise their fares, bringing the era of cheap ... Read More

Hit by airlines, travel portals try new revenue options

Hit by airlines, travel portals try new revenue options

editor editor- July 2, 2008 06:03 0

NEW DELHI - Indian travel agents have begun reworking their revenue streams after a funds crunch forced three leading airlines to scrap their commission. Read More

Airlines to cut supply of seats to force fare prices up

Airlines to cut supply of seats to force fare prices up

editor editor- June 23, 2008 03:31 0

Faced with a looming financial disaster, the U.S. airline industry is boning up on an Economics 101 principle for its salvation: supply and demand. Read More

United Airlines to shutter low-fare airline, cut jobs

United Airlines to shutter low-fare airline, cut jobs

editor editor- June 5, 2008 01:56 0

DETROIT - United Airlines said Wednesday that it would discontinue its low-fare airline, called Ted, retire aircraft and cut as many as 1,100 additional jobs ... Read More

1 million zero fares for travel in Malaysia

1 million zero fares for travel in Malaysia

editor editor- May 6, 2008 02:56 0

Subang: Malaysia Airlines today launched Everyday Low Fares, offering 1 million zero fares for all its domestic destinations to enable Malaysians to keep traveling, and ... Read More

Domestic air travel set to become dearer

Domestic air travel set to become dearer

editor editor- May 2, 2008 03:20 0

NEW DELHI: Domestic air travel is all set to become dearer. With the crude oil prices touching $120 a barrel and Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) ... Read More

Airline discount hides fares rise

Airline discount hides fares rise

editor editor- April 17, 2008 03:03 0

LOW-COST airline easyJet broke advertising rules by raising fares after promising a 25 per cent discount on all its routes, a watchdog said today. Some ... Read More

United, Continental boost airfares

United, Continental boost airfares

editor editor- March 16, 2008 07:38 0

United Airlines and Continental Airlines increased fares as much as $50 per round trip Thursday and Friday as jet fuel rocketed to a record $3.03 ... Read More

Disabled await transport ruling on airline fare

Disabled await transport ruling on airline fare

editor editor- January 11, 2008 02:21 0

The Canadian Transportation Agency will rule whether people with severe disabilities who require additional seating for medical attendants should pay more than a single fare ... Read More

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