LATEST: American isn’t changing fare-publishing

American Airlines’ roll-out of a new bundled fare structure this week has created some confusion among frequent fliers about what the change means to the way they book tickets. They have nothing to worry about — at least for now. American is not changing the decades-long practice of how fares are published on an airline tariff, and fears of a lack of…


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NOV 06: Swiss Air overplays ‘mistake fare’ excuse

AUG 31: ‘Gardening’ your airline reservation

JUL 03: How airlines could make more money

JUN 19: Is the airline market really not working?

MAY 22: How to recognize and fight airline tricks

MAY 15: Why airline alliances are good for fliers

APR 30: American tries to entice top United fliers

APR 17: Rare airport luxury, almost wasted

MAR 27: Diplomats decry new United pet policy

MAR 07: Did United choose the best rez system?

FEB 15: Round the world in a week, without pain

JAN 17: Rethinking government air travel costs

JAN 09: DOT keeps false ‘each-way’ airfare ads


DEC 20: Fighting airlines’ attempts to overcharge

DEC 14: FareCompare guts airfare search tools

DEC 07: Airlines still think customers are stupid

NOV 22: Questioning conventional airfare wisdom

NOV 11: India tries to blackmail Star Alliance

NOV 02: Carriers lose appetite for Tokyo Haneda

OCT 26: Airlines neglect non-flying experience

OCT 18: U.S. fares now filed four times a day

OCT 05: The benefits of non-airline credit cards

SEP 19: Consider options before giving up airline seat

SEP 14: How much slack do the airlines deserve?

SEP 06: Is the travel-agency model sustainable?

AUG 23: Is media coverage of air travel helpful?

AUG 08: Air India had no chance with Star Alliance

AUG 02: United steps up fake ‘direct’ flights

JUL 26: 17 hours of tax-free airline tickets

JUL 13: ExpertFlyer boosts airfare transparency

JUL 05: British Air, Iberia’s dysfunctional merger

JUN 21: My book ‘Decoding Air Travel’ is out

JUN 08: DOT cracks down on airfare advertising

MAY 25: Should airline booking codes be secret?

MAY 18: British Air loses bags on $12,000 ticket

MAY 04: American’s antiquated ticketing process

APR 27: Airlines, want better GDS model? Unite!

APR 19: Singapore Air’s inept agents, dark side

APR 14: What are your hotel pet peeves?

APR 07: American wins first battle in data war

MAR 30: Proper airfare advertising comes to U.S.

MAR 23: Hilton tries hard to lose my business

MAR 16: Kralev International launches website

FEB 24: Delta SkyMiles needs new leadership

FEB 14: US Airways denies StarNet blocking

FEB 10: GDS travel-booking model faces change

FEB 01: Wyndham today, Sheraton tomorrow

JAN 12: The risks of third-party airline bookings

JAN 04: When airfares jump on you for no reason


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