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JAL announces international fare fuel surcharge

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT) to revise down the fuel surcharges applied on all internation

Free airline upgrades going extinct

The economy passenger’s dream ticket – a free upgrade at the departure gate – now looks endangered.

US airline ticket transactions dip 1.81 percent in Q1 2013

ARLINGTON, Virginia – Ticket transactions in the United States for 2013’s first quarter of 2013 decreased 1.81 percent over the same period in 2012 to 38.4 million, according to a report issued by

JAL maintains international fare fuel surcharge

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets issued between Jun 1 and July 31, 2013.

Lebanon launches campaign to revive tourism sector

BEIRUT, Lebanon - In 2013 Lebanon can expect 50 days of discounts on airline tickets, hotels and at shopping centers as part of a campaign to revive the country’s tourism sector after months of stag

Mayan prophecy drives surge in one-way flight searches

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Believers in the supernatural are flocking to two small villages - Bugarach in the South of France and Şirince in Turkey - as the end of the Mayan Calendar nears, reveals travel

Qatar Airways launches global sale

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Qatar Airways launches a three-day global sale that offers customers around the world great savings to more than 100 destinations.

Alaska Airlines launches mobile booking site

SEATTLE, Wash. - Travel on Alaska Airlines got easier for smart phone users today with the launch of mobile booking, which allows customers to buy tickets from any mobile device.

No passport, no ticket, no problem: 11-year-old flies from UK to...

An 11-year-old boy boarded a plane from Manchester to Rome on his own without a passport, tickets or boarding pass.

JAL announces international fare fuel surcharge for August to September 2012

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to apply a lower level of fuel surcharges on all international passenge

Death of airline competition by thousands of fees

If one were to listen to airline executives giving speeches across the country, the only conclusion would be that the airline industry is the most perfectly transparent industry in the USA when it com

Cheap airfares are harder and harder to come by

Douglas Quinby was shocked at the price. Traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans in two weeks for work, the travel industry analyst found an airline ticket for $130 a week ago and grabbed it.

Superb collection of Chinese prints on view at Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will showcase some of the finest and most celebrated prints ever produced in China in the special exhibition The Printed Image in China, 8th-21st Century, opening May 5,

JAL maintains fuel surcharge for February-March 2012

Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets issued between February 1, 2012 and March 31, 2012.

ARTA alerts travel agents refunds may be due for US ticket...

SCOTTSDALE, Arizon - The Association of Retail Travel Agents (ARTA) alerted members that certain US ticket taxes would not apply for tickets issued on or after July 23, 2011 or for tickets issued prio

American Airlines adds Sabre to federal antitrust lawsuit

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today added Sabre Holdings Corp., (Sabre) to the federal antitrust lawsuit originally filed in April 2011 against Travelport, LLC.

Emirates Airline ditches fuel surcharge

Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline issued the following statement regarding the removal of the airline's fuel surcharge with immediate effect:

Air ticket refunds increase since Bin Laden’s death

ARLINGTON, Va. - ARC announced today that refunds for airline tickets sold by U.S. travel agents, including online travel websites, have increased in the days since Osama Bin Laden's death.

Tourism faces the high cost of fuel

Whether we like it or not, tourism entities need to begin to consider the on-going relationship between the cost of oil and the cost of travel.

Air fares to rise in Ghana due to new airport tax

The prices of airline tickets are expected to shoot up from Tuesday March 1, when the new airport tax takes effect.

You could win round-the-world tickets

FRANKFURT, Germany - There is still time to enter an online contest put on by Star Alliance for members of any of the Alliance’s 27 Frequent Flyer Programs (FFP) and win the grand prize of round-the

Airline ticket fraud ring busted by the feds

A fraud ring that had been stealing consumers' credit card information since 2001 was finally broken up after a lengthy investigation.

Woman admits stealing $400,000 in tickets from United Airlines

CINCINNATI - A Cincinnati roller derby star has admitted stealing $400,000 in airline tickets from United Airlines for teammates, friends and family, authorities say.