Archives

50 Percent Mileage Redemption Discount For Thai Royal Orchid Plus Members

The Royal Orchid Plus frequent flier loyalty program of Thai Airways is celebrating its anniversary of 20 years by offering you the opportunity to travel to your dream destination for 50 percent fewer Royal Orchid Plus frequent flier loyalty program miles. Here is the official 20 years celebration award sale chart, along with the eligible destinations listed below…

Read More

  • 0

Submit Commentary to Department of Transportation About Fuel Surcharges

Fuel surcharges have been a problem for many years, significantly increasing the total cost of airfares in many cases — and rendering award tickets redeemed with frequent flier loyalty program miles virtually worthless. Ben Edelman — also known as FlyerTalk member bedelman, who hosts an Internet web site of resources related to travel and received attention when it was inaccessible for a period of time back in 2004 — and Xiaoxiao Wu have submitted a complaint against…

Read More

  • 0

Notice Issued to Airlines Pertaining to Fuel Surcharges by Department of Transportation

Fuel surcharges have been excluded from — and subsequently attached to — base airfares, as a general practice by airlines due to increases in the cost of fuel in recent years. However, FlyerTalk members have noted that fuel surcharges are at times substantial enough to actually exceed the actual airfare itself without reasonable justification. The United States Department of Transportation reportedly warned airlines last month that…

Read More

  • 0

Airline Holds Passengers Hostage for More Money During Layover?

Imagine being on a layover on a charter flight when you are suddenly told to pay approximately $200.00 or be stranded — and you are not allowed off of the aircraft except to get that money from an automated teller machine. That is reportedly what happened to passengers on…

Read More

  • 0

Fuel surcharges – the secret is out

Insider ITA Hacker has posted the clearest explanation I’ve ever seen on why you can sometimes avoid (or reduce) fuel surcharges.  Check out this invaluable info <here>.

  • 0
BoardingArea