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Are 'ultra low' airfares coming to Canadian skies?

When it launched in 1996, WestJet Airlines billed itself as the low-cost alternative to Air Canada.

It still tells us that 18 years later, but as the Calgary-based carrier has grown up, so too have its prices. 539 more words


Congress Hates You, Votes To Bring Back Glory Days Of Opaque Airfare Pricing

Remember the good ol’ days of 2011, when you would see an airline advertising $99 tickets to somewhere nice, only to later find out that the actual airfare was much higher? 546 more words

What's the cheapest day to fly in Canada? Travel website aims to corner the best day for low fares

1. Flying on Saturdays or Sundays can be 15% more expensive
2. January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly with fares that can be almost 20% less expensive… 406 more words


Cheapflights.com Says CHS Airfares Among Cheapest in Nation, or Does It?

Thanks to Southwest and JetBlue, CHS can boast some of the most affordable airfares in the nation according to online service cheapflights.com.  I have a couple of clients that can attest to this, while others (Atlanta) say it is still ridiculous what a certain airline still gets away with here; I am a 1M miler with that airline, so I will watch my language here, but I digress.  94 more words


Boeing re-engineers 737 to squeeze up to 200 passengers into narrow-body fuselage

Boeing Co. is working on a high-capacity modification of its 737 narrow-body model aimed at discount airlines seeking to pack in as many travelers as possible on short-haul flights. 354 more words


WestJet joining international competition

This story is more for my Canadian followers but, since all cruisers are interested in the effects of airline competition, it really is a story for everyone…especially for everyone flying across the Atlantic before or after a cruise. 333 more words

Ports And Bows

Southwest Airlines Revenue Figure Rises

DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines Co. says a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hints the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season. 178 more words