Trip Advisor’s list of America’s best pizza (but it really is personal), experts analyze wreckage thought to be from Malaysia Airlines missing plane, pilot shortage at Republic Airways results in flight cutbacks and stock losses
A cruise ship on the high seas serving unlimited alcohol within a confined space but no independent police and no American-licensed medical care services: does that sound like a “go” for you?
Delta to invest in China Eastern rather than provide discounts to customers, man goes through TSA and boards plane without ticket, LaGuardia to get big makeover
This is not a post about families needing to pay to sit together. Nor is it about whether it’s right or wrong for airlines to charge people to sit in a non-torturous position for long flights. But when travelers pay serious money for seat assignments, you would think they’d get those seat assignments, without needing […]
Thai to stop US flights in cost cutting move, Delta to offer special private jet upgrades, spot of fire origin at Cosmopolitan found
Last week a US Airways flight from Charlotte to London was diverted due to an out of control female passenger. Extra expenses and lost prepaid vacation could have been avoided by “defensive travel planning.”
Carnival Cruise Lines & DOJ reach settlement dealing with disabled passngers, Allegiant to expand in Cincinnati and Memphis, nine new reasons to love Vegas
Thank you for reading Consumer Traveler/Travelers United weekly newsletter. You can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here. A week in review: Comparing ticket prices, Voting for worst airline, Charged twice for a ticket, ID & passport theft and more.. Consumers have the ability to compare shop when buying a car; or buying gas for the […]
Schumer calls out airlines for avoiding comparison shopping by restricting distribution of airfares, finding the best ice cream in America and wearing all your clothes to save baggage fees.
Newspapers are filed with airline articles decrying the rise of airfares while the price of jet fuel is plummeting, the lack of competition and the airline practice of capacity discipline. Here are three stories to start the reading and then the weeping.