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Airlines Bolster First Class, Skimp on Economy

Big airlines are sharply cutting back fares or amenities for their lowest-paying customers, while pulling out the stops for more perks for their premium fliers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 21st, 2017

7 US Airlines That Have Widest Seats in Economy Class

When you travel on an airplane, you care about a power outlet, the availability of Wi-Fi, but most of all you need a comfy seat, which is.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyApr 24th, 2017

Don"t have power to ban Sena MP Gaikwad: Federation of Indian Airlines

The MP claimed that his ticket was for business class but Air India provided him economy class.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 24th, 2017

These Airlines Offer Free Meals (Not Just Snacks) on Their U.S. Flights

Free airline meals are making a comeback Free airline meals are making a comeback. Once an industry standard, some airlines began dropping complimentary economy class meals to sa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 14th, 2017

Fewer Niceties, Similar Price: Airlines Turn to ‘Basic Economy’ Fares

The new basic economy class seats are expected to be in many cases the same price as the existing standard economy fare......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 23rd, 2017

Fewer Niceties, Similar Price: Airlines Turn to ‘Basic Economy’ Fares

The new basic economy class seats are expected to be in many cases the same price as the existing standard economy fare......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 23rd, 2017

These new air fares are for the cheapest of the cheapskates

Why major airlines are lowering economy class prices.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 22nd, 2017

United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare - ABC27

ABC27United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fareABC27American Airlines FILE - In this Friday, June 3, 2016 file photo, an American Airlines passenger jet takes off from.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 21st, 2017

United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 21st, 2017

United Continental Unveils "Basic Economy" Cheaper Tickets

American Airlines Group and United Continental Holdings separately introduced the first of their cheaper economy-class fare options that come with passenger restrictions......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2017

United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

United Airlines and American Airlines are selling new, cheaper 'basic economy' fares on flights to and from a few big airports.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsFeb 21st, 2017

American Airlines Rolls Out First of Its "Basic Economy" Cheaper Tickets

American Airlines Group, following a commitment it made in January following months of planning, said it has made available for sale cheaper economy-class fare options that come with passenger restrictions on 10 domestic routes......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2017

Why Southwest won"t offer a basic economy option like American, United or Delta anytime soon

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) won't introduce a basic, economy-level class anytime soon because it values its reputation, said Gary Kelly, CEO and chairman of Southwest. "We have a very powerful brand," Kelly said on the company's earnings call Thu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2017

How Sound Money Principles Can Bolster Your Personal Finances

Sound money principles can serve to help grow the economy and restrain government. The political class, however, doesn’t particularly want to restrain itself. Washington, D.C. is addicted to the easy money policies that have enabled $20 trillion in .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 25th, 2017

American Airlines ready to roll out basic economy fare

American Airlines today said it will introduce the new basic economy fare sometime in February. And beyond that vague date, the carrier is being very cagey about certain other particulars regarding the introduction of the new fare class, which is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2017

American Airlines ready to roll out basic economy fare

American Airlines today said it will introduce the new basic economy fare sometime in February. And beyond that vague date, the carrier is being very cagey about certain other particulars regarding the introduction of the new fare class, which is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2017

British Airways Struggles To Launch Buy-On-Board Food And Drinks

This week British Airways began charging economy class passengers on its European flights for everything from sandwiches to soda and even bottled water. We look at why airlines are always chasing pennies and how the move is working out fo.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 13th, 2017

United"s "Basic Economy" Aims To Compete With Discount Airlines

United Airlines will offer extra low fares to passengers willing to board last and carry only one bag that fits under the seat. Critics say this "basic economy" class could worsen flying for everyone. United Airlines will offer extra low fares to pa.....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 12th, 2016

Growing air travel gap: Luxury lie-flat seats in front, "basic" fares in back

Book a business-class ticket on a United Airlines long-haul international flight and you'll enjoy Saks Fifth Avenue bedding, an ergonomic eye shade and midair wine tasting. Buy the airline's lowest-priced basic economy seat in mid-2017 and you won't even .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 5th, 2016

Growing air travel gap: Luxury lie-flats seats in front, "basic" fares in back

Book a business-class ticket on a United Airlines long-haul international flight and you'll enjoy Saks Fifth Avenue bedding, an ergonomic eye shade and midair wine tasting. Buy the airline's lowest-priced basic economy seat in mid-2017 and you won't even .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 2nd, 2016

United's new airport lounges: We're not in economy anymore, Toto - Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Chicago BusinessUnited's new airport lounges: We're not in economy anymore, TotoCrain's Chicago BusinessUnited Airlines today unveiled at O'Hare International Airport the first of nine global first- and business-class clubs. The 12,700.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 1st, 2016