It is not subsidies that are driving the growth of Gulf carriers, it is the shift in the economic center of the world. Southern Asia and southern Africa have the planet's fastest growing middle class.
From now on, most United frequent flier program members will be earning far fewer award miles that they did with the previous program. Do they even know? Janice Hough predicts major surprises.
The United Mileage Plus "Friends and Family" change that really hurts even for big spenders. They will not be allowed to pass along elite perks with their miles when giving away tickets.
JetBlue to charge for checked bags, NYC to get free public WiFi, United Airlines renovates Terminal C at Newark
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Bethany Tully might have been forgiven for her confusion. After canceling an upcoming flight from San Francisco to Boston under unhappy circumstances, she discovered that her ticket credit on United Airlines was worth about half what she expected — an increasingly common complaint among air travelers.
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US airlines give China flight plans, TSA race to the gate, best places to unplug
It happened to Louise Andrew twice last month. She made reservations on the United Airlines Web site, tried to cancel them within 24 hours for a full refund, and was told that the airline would be happy to issue a ticket credit instead.
Impact on Delta Airlines (and your airfares) of Obamacare; Top Labor Day destinations according to Priceline purchases; Super-elite fliers get perks galore that smooth the turbulence of air travel.