Articles tagged “fareportal”

Online Travel

CheapOair Is Now Enrolling Flyers in AA Advantage

American Airlines gave CheapOair a vote of confidence in permitting the online travel agency to enroll AA Advantage members. Look for more online travel agencies to establish these types of deals.

CheapOair Is Now Enrolling Flyers in AA Advantage

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Sabre Makes a Bold Bet It Can Simplify the Way Airlines Sell Seats

There’s an advantage to simplicity in retail. It’s worked wonders for companies like Apple, but then they’ve never had to work with airlines.

Sabre Makes a Bold Bet It Can Simplify the Way Airlines Sell Seats

Online Travel

CheapOair Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against JetBlue: What’s It Mean for Big Online Travel Agencies?

Airlines all over the world to varying degrees are pursuing direct-booking strategies. Is JetBlue's decision to remove its flights from CheapOair and OneTravel an isolated dispute or are Expedia and Priceline next on JetBlue's target list?

CheapOair Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against JetBlue: What’s It Mean for Big Online Travel Agencies?

Online Travel

China’s HNA Invested $28 Million to Start a U.S. Online Travel Agency and Abruptly Closed It

HNA Group tried to enter the U.S. online travel agency market through Travana/Janbala and abruptly had a change of heart either because the startup didn't know what it was doing or because of some other dynamic in the opaque world of Chinese investors. Consider this a slight bump in the road.

China’s HNA Invested $28 Million to Start a U.S. Online Travel Agency and Abruptly Closed It

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CheapOair Parent Enters Mexico Market Through Investment in Consolidator

CheapOair is making a big bet on Mexico and Latin America and it is doing so through an investment in a consolidator, a type of commercial enterprise the company knows well because the special fares obtained through consolidators spawned Fareportal and CheapOair in the first place.

CheapOair Parent Enters Mexico Market Through Investment in Consolidator