FareCompare in the News – January, 2009

FareCompare is the media’s go-to resource for data and analysis on airline trends in the industry, including airline fees, carry-on baggage regulations, fuel surcharges and more.

January 26
KPTH Fox 44
Now’s a Great Time to Fly, Thanks to Airfare Sales
–FareCompare helps you find the best deals to warm-weather destinations this winter.
Link: YES

KMEG 14
Now’s a Great Time to Fly, Thanks to Airfare Sales
–FareCompare helps you find the best deals to warm-weather destinations this winter.
Link: YES

January 25
Indy Star
10 lesser known Web sites that can save you time and money when planning a trip
Link: NO

January 21
DC Examiner
AMR, UA report Q4 losses, shares plunge
–Will declining profits lead to greater capacity cuts from major airlines?
Link: NO

Real Clear Markets
AMR, UA report Q4 losses, shares plunge
Link: NO

St. Petersburg Times
Airlines give Super Bowl fans an economics lesson
–Airfares from Phoenix and Pittsburgh to Tampa are quickly on the rise.
Link: NO

KAIT 8 (Jonesboro, Arkansas)
Traveler numbers down at Arkansas airports
Link: NO

January 20
Gadling
Destination on the Edge: Mogadishu
–Exploring the dangers of traveling to Somalia
Link: YES

CNN (from Travel + Leisure)
9 money-saving travel tips
Link: NO

BTN Online
Airlines Keeping Deepest Discounts Away from Corp. Travelers
–How have business travelers been effected by recent airfare trends?
Link: NO

January 19
ABC News 7
Website compares airline add-on fees
–Highlights FareCompare’s fee chart. Learn which airlines are charging the most for “extras.”
Link: YES (to RS)

January 15
ABC News
Biofuel in the Skies: Airlines Go Green
–Read Rick’s abcNews column on the airlines’ environmental push.

January 14
AARP Bulletin
Downturn Makes Taking a Vacation a Dilemma
Link: NO

Get Roasted
Best Day of the Week to Get Cheap Airline Seats
–Tips for finding the best deals.
Link: NO

January 13
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Airlines unleash slew of fare discounts

AOL Video
FareCompare Santa Gets Heckled
–Missed FareCompare Grumpy Santa’s cross-country adventure? Get caught up.

January 12
Chicago Tribune (from AP)
New Year’s airfare sales extend into spring

January 10
Of Lift and Drag
farecompare.com and kayak.com: The Perfect Duo for Low-Fare Flying
–Find out how FareCompare.com can help you find the best deals on air travel.

Malaysian Holidays
2009 will be the year of the travel deal
–Will decreasing demand and the current economic situation force airlines to offer cheap flights?

January 9
Guardian UK
lasting fare sales hint at US airline gloom

Budget Travel
Go on sale, dammit! (Why Hawaii’s airfares defy gravity)
–Frequent Fliers may be the cause of continually high airfares to Hawaii.

NBC 2 – Charelston, SC
The trick to beating high airfare

TC Palm
Expert: Cheapest airfares available early in week
–Rick provides tips on choosing the best time to buy airfare.

travel pulse
Fare Compare Launches “Santa’s Excellent Adventure”
–Follow the Adventures of FareCompare’s Grumpy Santa (original “air” date — December, 2007)

Go Eerie
Time to fly?
–Airfare sales keep coming, and so do capacity cuts.

4 Hoteliers
Internet Travel Bargains

January 8
Salt Lake Tribune
Airfare sales spread to SLC
–Delta Air Lines offers deals to Salt Lake City

Detroit News
Airlines roll out bargains
–New Year’s airfare sales extend to Spring and early summer travel.

KOAA-NBC – Colorado Springs
First of week best time to buy airline tickets
–Is Monday the best time to buy airfare?

WPXI – Pittsburgh
What is the Best Day to Buy a Plane Ticket?
–Can you really save by booking airline tickets on Tuesdays?

January 7
San Francisco Chronicle
Airfares slashed as demand falls
–Rick compares and contrasts the start of 2009 with airfare trends from the last two years.

The Perrin Post
Don’t Buy Airfare too Far in Advance!
–How can email alerts help you choose the right time to buy.

Pittsburgh Tribune Review (from AP)
Airlines offering fare sales

Austin American Statesman (from AP)
Airlines fly into new year with wave of fare sales

January 6
Forbes (from AP)
Airlines fly into new year with wave of fare sales

KOMO News.com (from AP)
Airlines fly into new year with wave of fare sales

January 5
Rocky Mountain News
Stretch your travel dollar
–Tips for saving money on air travel.

Examiner.com – Dallas
JFK to Boston for $64, $39 tickets, and more
–Get the latest info on travel deals from FareCompare.com

January 4
Denver Post
Good News amid Bad: Discounts
–Expext doemstic airfare to remain high in 2009, but international deals should emerge.

The Morning Call
2009: Year of the Travel Deal
–Expect doemestic airfare to remain high in 2009, but international deals should emerge

Ohio.com
Travelers to find stealing away is getting cheaper
–World economic conditions, the state of the airline industry, and other factors leading to new travel deals.

Buffalo News
Bargains Ahead
More airfare deals to come in 2009

January 3
All We Need
New Travel Sites

January 2
Williamsburg Travel Management
Airline Updates for August 2008

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Published: January 12, 2009