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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecasts in December ... Read More

5 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling

editor editor- May 16, 2019 19:45

Now that you’ve done your research on your next destination for your trip, it is time to gear up and travel. While you are traveling, hotel booking charges and food ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the destination or airport via a ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

editor editor- December 13, 2018 16:44

Introduction: Your destination is set, be it for holiday, leisure or work. Hotels - check, itinerary- check, must visit spots – check, can’t-miss diners and dives – check. You are ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion expected net profit in 2018 ... Read More

Visiting Paris yesterday: Not really a good idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2018 20:52

A huge clean-up operation is currently underway in Paris and started in the early hours Sunday morning after French "yellow vest" demonstrators clashed with riot police in the latest round ... Read More

Airline surcharges rivalling the cost of fares

editor editor- May 7, 2013 01:40

SYDNEY, Australia - On Friday, Jetstar was levying an $8.50 ''booking and service fee'' per leg on $9 flights bought with Visa, Mastercard, Diners or American Express cards. Read More

JAL announces international fare fuel surcharge

editor editor- October 19, 2012 10:04

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise up the fuel surcharges applied on all international passenger Read More

Airline surcharges are back and target peak travel dataes

editor editor- May 25, 2010 07:18

Airlines have added surcharges of $10 to $30 on popular travel dates throughout the summer, much like they did this past holiday season. Read More

Why car-rental companies add surcharges? Because they can.

editor editor- May 25, 2009 04:51

Look out for cancellation penalties. Beware of energy surcharges. And watch for facilities fees. Read More

No end in sight for airline surcharges

editor editor- December 23, 2008 03:09

Airline surcharges remain a source of mystery to some, frustration to others. A reader recently asked if we saw an end in sight: Read More

Oil prices down, airline surcharges still exist

editor editor- November 28, 2008 05:18

Oil prices are going down, but airlines aren't reducing the fees they added on because of high fuel costs. Read More

Jet fuel’s down, but surcharges have stuck

editor editor- October 29, 2008 04:22

Thai Airways' cheapest Los Angeles-Bangkok ticket last week had a $542 fuel surcharge round trip — $352 more than the airline charged a year ago. Read More

BA follows rival airlines in cutting fuel surcharge

editor editor- October 16, 2008 04:05

British Airways today reduced its fuel surcharges, bringing relief to some passengers following similar moves by rivals and a prolonged dip in the global oil price. Read More

Airline surcharges: are they just a rip-off?

editor editor- June 16, 2008 04:00

A variety of surcharges on flights and holidays have been making the headlines in the past few weeks. But what exactly do they all really mean? The soaring price of ... Read More

Avoid airline surcharges with ease

editor editor- May 12, 2008 04:43

A downward economy, soaring fuel prices, and a dollar beaten up by the British pound and the Euro. So, what do the airlines do in response? Do they raise prices? ... Read More