Sunday, February 19, 2017

Websites to help you manage frequent flier miles

Websites to help you manage frequent flier miles

What good are a million frequent flier miles if they expire before you can use them? All of the major airlines except Continental have slapped expiration dates on their frequent flier miles, generally one to two years. Activity on the accounts — like flights or credit card awards — will prevent expiration. But even frequent [...]

Delta Air Lines adding new service in Los Angeles, New York.

Delta Air Lines adding new service in Los Angeles, New York.

Delta Air Lines Inc. is expanding service in New York and Los Angeles, as it seeks to bolster routes popular with business travelers where it believes it can be profitable. Business travelers often pay a premium for their seats, in part because they tend to purchase tickets at the last-minute, when fares are higher. That [...]

Smart travel for road warriors

Smart travel for road warriors

March 1, 2010 · , ,

With the economy on the uptick, businesses are re-strategizing and that means more meetings. It’s likely that more business professionals will be packing their bags and hitting the road this year than last. In a recent U.S. Travel Association Study, researchers found that more than 75 percent of customers prefer in-person meetings, and an overwhelming [...]

Detroit tops airport satisfaction study

Detroit tops airport satisfaction study

February 24, 2010 · ,

Many air travelers know: Getting through the airport can make flying look easy. Whether it’s hunting for a parking space, waiting in line to check bags, making it through security, finding your gate and scrounging for a decent meal — the mad scramble to finally buckle in can be as exhausting as spending your flight [...]

Cash back may be better than miles programs

Cash back may be better than miles programs

Now that many U.S.-based airlines are charging co-pay fees for upgrading from economy class to business or first, and considering some of the other fees you’ll now pay to use your frequent flyer miles, Airfarewatchdog suggests you think twice if you’re collecting most of your miles with a credit card. Sure, the bonus miles you [...]

The sky’s not the limit: options for flier miles

The sky’s not the limit: options for flier miles

Airlines have been tinkering with their frequent flier programs to spur loyalty. Increasingly they’re giving customers the option to buy more than plane tickets with their rewards, and that may offer more bang for your buck. AirTran, Delta and United are among carriers that allow their frequent fliers to use their credits or miles to [...]

Ryanair to slash Dublin flights, blasts high costs

Ryanair to slash Dublin flights, blasts high costs

January 21, 2010 · , ,

Ryanair, Ireland’s major airline, announced Thursday it will slash its Dublin flights by 19 percent this summer and cut 150 jobs in protest at airport fees and an Irish government passenger tax. Chief Executive Michael O’Leary blamed government-regulated charges, rather than Ireland’s recession, for a rapid fall over the past year in Irish traffic. The [...]

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