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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 »

Airline Secrets

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The secrets of flying are being exposed; and you might think twice before booking your next ticket.

Recently 30 pilots and flight attendants from various airlines were interviewed by the website reddit.com. They were asked about everything from the oxygen masks to the water on board to how the pilots are treated.  read more »

Airline Fees

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Airlines are introducing more fees; but passengers might actually get on board with these ones.

Revenue from baggage fees and reservation changes is tapering off so airlines are introducing another way to line their pockets. But instead of charging you for necessary services these are meant to give you a taste of the good life.

For example airlines are now renting out Apple iPads pre-loaded with movies, selling hot first class meals in coach and letting passengers pay to have an empty seat next to them. But it doesn't stop there.  read more »