cheap plane tickets

The Great Airline Money Debate

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U.S. airlines are making billions in profit. So can you expect cheaper ticket prices?

Thanks to rock bottom fuel prices, full flights and more fees domestic airlines are flying high. And most experts predict clear skies for the foreseeable future. And as opposed to past years when airlines cannibalized each other with fare wars and increased capacity, that is not happening right now.

Carriers are more disciplined, not adding more capacity that would mean empty seats. And thanks to technology their yield management is pricing their product to perfection. Want proof? Compare a ticket price three months out to two weeks out. It can double if you wait, and is called yield management.  read more »

Holiday Travel

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The most wonderful time of year is approaching and the price of airfare is rising to meet it.

Halloween is a week away which means the holiday season is here and people are planning their annual getaway. But whether it's home to the family or off on vacation we have now entered the time of year when the cost of plane tickets go up.

And this year the travel site kayak.com says they are 17% higher than last year. And they aren't dropping anytime soon. Kayak.com also says that prices around Christmas are expected to rise 51% and New Year's Eve tickets will go up 25%. But there are still a few tricks you can try.  read more »