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Are Airline Change Fees and Cancellation Penalties Fair?

I absolutely hate cancelling a non-refundable airline reservation. It feels like a kick in the gut, especially on “cheap” domestic airfares where the fee to reuse the ticket – $150 on most airlines – ends up eating away a significant portion of the overall ticket value. Last week, I was unable to travel and had…

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American’s New Bundled Pricing ‘Choices’ for Coach Travel

American Airlines today introduced new options for fliers to purchase bundled travel “choices†when making a one-way or round-trip coach reservation within the 48 contiguous United States. American’s travel options displayed during a flight search now include: Choice: The lowest fare available in the Main Cabin that gives customers the flexibility to purchase additional products…

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United Airlines to Remove Fare Class Information Online

In an absolutely horrid and lack-of-transparency move, United Airlines is disabling the “expert mode†feature tonight on their website. It allows anyone to see inventory allocations in every fare class and “bucket†on a given United flight, such as: If this type of display is alphabet soup and meaningless to you, tonight’s change won’t be…

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