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Archives for May 2014
Consumers and the free market are facing a full frontal attack from the airlines. Their minions have swarmed through the House of Representatives casting an untruth that members both Republican and Democrat are swallowing hook, line and sinker. The airline’s big lie is that the Department of Transportation (DOT) rules require them to hide taxes […]
JetBlue and Singapore Airlines to launch codeshare operations Pending regulatory approval, JetBlue and Singapore Airlines plan to launch codeshare operations. JetBlue and Singapore Airlines have been interline partners since 2011. The expanded partnership would provide customers seamless connections between the two airlines, combining flights on both carriers and easily facilitating one-stop ticketing and baggage check-in. […]
American Airlines President Scott Kirby, speaking at a recent research conference, defended “nickel-and-diming” by the airlines. Kirby said that charging extra for extra services is “the way many other businesses price, (yet) an airline charging ancillaries or extra for extra services gets characterized for nickel and diming … It’s inconsistent with how other industries get characterized.” […]
Europe’s best affordable castle hotels When you’re in Europe, you don’t have to make as much as royalty to stay in a castle. Check out this guide of the castles you can stay at without paying a king’s ransom. Tulloch Castle Hotel, Ross-shire, Scotland Once upon a time, only the chiefs of clans could sleep […]