Articles tagged “unbundled fares”

Why Airlines Keep Creating Even More Types of Fares

Why Airlines Keep Creating Even More Types of Fares

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Many airline executives insist that their so-called New Distribution Capability, or new method of sharing data for selling tickets, will hit a major target next year. But industry insiders say the target will be missed. To cope in the meantime, several airlines will expand the marketing for bundled fares under a confusing array of brand names.

4 months ago

Basic Business Class Fares Set Landmines for Frequent Flyers

Basic Business Class Fares Set Landmines for Frequent Flyers

Grant Martin, Skift

A new series of unbundled business class fares coming to market pushes many frequent flyer benefits to the side. For those religious about loyalty programs, the fares are worth avoiding.

8 months ago

No-Frills Fares to Expand to American And United Airlines

No-Frills Fares to Expand to American And United Airlines

Grant Martin, Skift

Legacy carriers will quickly learn that even when consumers pay rock-bottom fares they expect better things. And they'll likely expect to be treated better than their fares allow.

4 years ago

From Super-Lux to Raw Unbundled, Etihad Introduces 8 New Fare Tiers

From Super-Lux to Raw Unbundled, Etihad Introduces 8 New Fare Tiers

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Hate Selling: It's not just for your grandma's legacy airline anymore. Super-lux Etihad has joined the unbundling party.

4 years ago