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21 million Americans expected to fly during holiday season 2014

  The friendly skies along with the airports are going to be pretty crowded this holiday season. Twenty-one million Americans are expected to fly between October and December of 2014, “either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale ” or attractive vacation spot, according to a news release. The booking data on Expedia.com, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites, shows airfares are up. It’s always a good idea to book early, because October and November are the most expensive months to buy... Read More →

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Best days to get cheapest airfares? Not on the weekend

Thinking of planning a relaxing getaway or even a business trip? For air travel, the weekend is not the best time to buy tickets. A recent survey from Boston travel-tech company Hopper found… ” Thursday is the cheapest day to purchase a ticket, with weekends the worst.” according to Businessweek. The bargain airfares are for Wednesday departures and returns are cheapest on Tuesday for domestic flights and on Wednesday for international trips. The difference between the worst and best fare could be as little as 10 bucks... Read More →

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Southwest Airlines scores high in new study

When it comes to customer satisfaction, Southwest Airlines is flying high. The airlines, a frequent flyer out of  Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport, ranked second only to JetBlue  Airways for low cost carriers in the J.D. Power and Associates’ 2013 North America Airline Satisfaction study. Out of a total points of 1,000, JetBlue led the list of low-cost carriers with 787, followed by Southwest with 770 points. The report came out yesterday, showing passenger approval for airline travel at the highest level since 2006. Alaska Airlines got the best... Read More →

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