airfare

Holiday Airfares Soar as Demand Heats Up

Flying home this holiday season could cost you a lot more than last year as increased demand pushes up air fares. A return ticket from Philadelphia to Orlando over Thanksgiving is 59% more expensive than in 2009, USA Today reported. A round trip from New York to San Francisco over Christmas will set you back 30% more than last year.

US Air, Southwest, JetBlue Are Finally Climbing Again

As the U.S. economic recovery edges forward, three airline stocks stand out as buys for fundamental reasons: US Airways Group, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue. Several analysts, including those at Value Line, see better days coming for this group.

UAL-Continental Merger Means Higher Fares and Fewer Flights...

The United-Continental megamerger raises many serious questions, not the least of which is how air passengers will be affected. The answer is simple: For the average flier, the combination will create pretty much nothing but more pain, in terms of both costs and inconvenience.

Say Goodbye to Summer Airfare Deals

Fewer seats and more travelers returning to the skies means you can forget landing a cheap airfare deal this summer. A survey of the average round-trip purchase price of an airline ticket on Travelocity.com found prices are higher by 13.4% than last summer, and slightly higher than 2008. The average fare for all domestic and international flights purchased on the travel site jumped from $415 last summer to $471 this year.

Economic crisis: best time to travel

Pack your bags, Americans, it's time to head to Europe.

Major airlines--Continental, American, Lufthansa and Alitalia, to name a few--have slashed...

American Airlines considers new price structure...choose your level of discomfort

Brace yourself for more changes in the airline industry. American Airlines, the company that paved the way for all the other airlines to charge for...

Airlines tweak flight routes to battle fuel prices


You may not have thought there was anywhere else for the airlines to cut back. But, no. To cut costs, they have actually figured out a way to alter...

Booked that low-cost fare online? You may be stranded

Imagine you've booked a flight online. Everything went perfectly: You found the seats without a problem, you got a confirmation, and everything...

Airlines roll-backs, GM discounts and other money news on June 10, 2008

airplaneMaybe the airlines are starting to learn something about their cost-cutting measures and price hiking: customers don't like it. At least, it looks...

Say good-bye to cheap airline tickets?

Calling all fans of booking early to get cheap airline tickets! The party might be over for you. In the confusing game of airline ticket prices, the...

More pain in the air

We shouldn't be surprised by this. In fact, I think the woes of air travelers has been one of my most frequent topics on WalletPop. The latest?...

Less is more for the airlines again

Does it shock you that there's another fee to be had for the airlines? It shouldn't. We know more fees are coming, I just thought they would have...