Saturday, December 27, 2014

Airlines add days for that $10 holiday fare surcharge

Remember last week we told you about several major airlines adding a $10 surcharge to fares for traveling on three days around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Apparently it seemed like such a good idea in airline pricing departments that the big carriers are going to do the surcharge on a total of 10 busy leisure-travel days around the winter holidays and into the spring. Read more here.

Airlines add days for that $10 holiday fare surcharge

Remember last week we told you about several major airlines adding a $10 surcharge to fares for traveling on three days around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Apparently it seemed like such a good idea in airline pricing departments that the big carriers are going to do the surcharge on a total of 10 busy leisure-travel days around the winter holidays and into the spring. Read more here.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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