FareCompare in the News – November 2008

November 30

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/30/travel/30pracinaug.html?_r=1&ref=travel

–inauguration day airfares.

November 29

News Observer

http://www.newsobserver.com/business/story/1313404.html

–holiday airfare sales.

November 27

USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2008-11-27-inaugural_N.htm

–inauguration day airfares.

Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/fea/travel/thisweek/stories/DN-surcharges_1123tra.ART.State.Edition1.4abe773.html

–airline fees. FC fee chart mentioned.

Indy Star

http://www.indystar.com/article/20081127/LOCAL1804/811270425

–empty airports over Thanksgiving.

Novemeber 26

USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/travel/2008-11-26-airfares-dropping_N.htm

–dropping holiday airfares. massive FC chart/data featured.

AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gHbynvdHMGTdByVbvnfDBlupY2mgD94MJPEG2

–empty airports for the holidays.

Consumerist

http://consumerist.com/5099440/airfares-sinking-due-to-lack-of-demand

–holiday fares coming down. quotes USA Today article that highlights FC.

ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/BusinessTravel/story?id=6332681&page=1

–Why Airfare Discounts are Returning

My San Antonio

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/35111344.html

–demand down for holiday travel.

LoHud.com

http://lohud.com/article/20081126/NEWS/811260338/-1/SPORTS

–airlines cut seats this holiday season.

Environmental Economics

http://www.env-econ.net/2008/11/demand-and-supp.html

–holiday fare cuts.

News Room America

http://www.newsroomamerica.com/usa/story.php?id=438807

–dropping fares and dropping demand.

PR Inside

http://www.pr-inside.com/farecompare-com-and-ita-software-ink-r926908.htm

–press release regarding ITA agreement.

(several links)

November 25

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/25/business/25fares.html?ref=business

–lower holiday fares.

Reuters

–potential crowds for Thanksgiving travel. Rick is quoted.

DFW News (NBC)

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Holiday-Travelers-Face-Fees.html

–airline fees during holiday travel. Fee Chart link.

Smart Money

http://www.smartmoney.com/Spending/Deals/4-Ways-You-Can-Benefit-From-Cheaper-Oil/

–fuel price drops and airfare.

Idaho Statesman

http://www.idahostatesman.com/102/story/582708.html

–holiday travel tips.

November 24

ABC News

http://www.abcnews.go.com/Travel/story?id=6307268&page=1

–Thanksgiving travel forecast.

Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/travel/chi-mon-holiday-travelnov24,0,3563370.story

–holiday airfare sales. FC data used.

Detroit News

http://detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081124/BIZ/811240332

–Inauguration day airfares.

Mercury News

http://www.mercurynews.com/travel/ci_11051437?nclick_check=1

–falling airfare.

Las Vegas Now

http://www.lasvegasnow.com/Global/story.asp?S=9407410&nav=168XDWn7

–fuel surcharges. FC data used.

The Inquisitor

http://www.inquisitr.com/9465/thanksgiving-puzzles-recipes-parade-travel/

–holiday tips (travel and more). FC highlighted.

November 23

Portland Press Herald

http://pressherald.mainetoday.com/story.php?id=223346&ac=PHbiz

–dropping capacity and dropping demand.

November 22

Cranky Flier

http://crankyflier.com/2008/11/22/this-week-on-bnet-nov-17-21/

–highlights from PhocuWright. FC mentioned.

STL.com

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/lifestyle/stories.nsf/lifestyle/homedecor/story/6fe42641ca2aa4cc86257507005ca530?OpenDocument

–review of Good House Keeping book. FC highlighted.

November 20

WKBW (Buffalo)

http://www.wkbw.com/news/local/34854884.html

–holiday airfare sales.

Cleveland.com

http://www.cleveland.com/living/index.ssf/2008/11/the_pros_offer_tips_for.html

–holiday travel tips. Rick is quoted.

November 19

Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel19-2008nov19,0,1032400.story

–dropping demand for holiday travel.

BNet

http://industry.bnet.com/travel/1000357/busy-day-at-the-show/

–highlights from PhocusWright. FC re-launch discussed.

Twin Cities.com

http://www.twincities.com/ci_11017272?nclick_check=1

–holiday airfare sales.

MarketWatch

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/FareComparecom-ITA-Software-Ink-Deal/story.aspx?guid={0A1FA25C-D08B-4C24-87F4-6F1E3EFDDEA0}

–Press release for ITA agreement.

ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/BusinessTravel/story?id=6280162&page=1

–Inauguration Travelers Need a Bailout

November 18

Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/biz/6120082.html

–WN airfare sale.

November 17

MSNBC

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27705021/

–holiday airfare sales.

CNN Money

http://money.cnn.com/2008/11/17/pf/holiday_travel/?postversion=2008111714

–holiday travel and airfare sales.

Peter Greenberg

http://www.petergreenberg.com/2008/11/17/helpful-travel-widgets/

–helpful travel sites. FC mentioned.

November 16

Boston.com

http://www.boston.com/business/personalfinance/articles/2008/11/16/stay_in_the_holiday_spirit_but_keep_the_cash/

–How to save money for the holidays. FC and other money-saving sites are highlighted.

Pittsuburgh Tribune-Review

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_598674.html

–holiday airfare sales.

November 14

PLU WEBNEWS

http://pluweb.wordpress.com/2008/11/14/pricey-inauguration-packages/

–Inauguration flight prices on the rise. FC charts used.

November 13

Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/industries/airlines/stories/DN-Turkeytravel_13bus.ART0.State.Edition1.3906d33.html

–holiday travel. Rick is quoted.

The News Tribune

http://blogs.thenewstribune.com/business/2008/11/13/thinking_about_attending_the_inauguratio

–inauguration airfare going up. FC data used.

Pegasus News

http://www.pegasusnews.com/news/2008/nov/13/dallas-based-farecomparecom-promises-cheap-flights/

–FC press release.

November 12

ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/BusinessTravel/story?id=6230663&page=1

–Holiday Cheer: Good Old-Fashioned Airfare Sales are Back

Purchasing.com

http://www.purchasing.com/TalkBack/Comments?talk_back_header_id=6568127&articleid=ca6614155&article_id=6614155

–airfare stays same as fuel prices drop.

November 11

MarketWatch

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Only-Two-Shopping-Days-Left/story.aspx?guid={A20934C5-5B96-4137-87F1-29B6FA754F47}

–FC Press Release

(several links provided)

Philly.com

http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_update/20081111_Many_skipping_this_years_Thanksgiving_trip.html

–holiday travel/holiday airfare sales. Rick is quoted.

Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/business/story/774740.html

–gas prices dropping, fuel surcharges remain. FC data used.

November 10

Jaunted

http://www.jaunted.com/story/2008/11/10/16464/599/travel/Wishful+Thinking+On+Continental+Check-In+Kiosks

–CO. bag fees.

NY Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2008/11/11/2008-11-11_its_a_gas_as_fuel_prices_plunge_in_new_j.html

–fuel prices dropping, airfare staying the same.

Examiner.com

http://www.examiner.com/x-865-New-York-Budget-Travel-Examiner~y2008m11d10-Airlines-freak-out-offer-holiday-discounts

–holiday airfare sales. FC data used.

inFlightout

http://inflightout.blogspot.com/2008/11/take-winter-break-and-fly-south.html

–cheap fares to the South. FC deals featured.

Compass Points

http://dpidgeon.wordpress.com/2008/11/10/airfare_sales/

–Holiday fare sales.?

AHN

http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7012972501

–fares stay same as fuel prices drop. FC analysis used.

Arkansas Matters

http://arkansasmatters.com/content/fulltext/news/?cid=144401

–fares stay same as fuel prices drop. FC analysis used.

November 9

USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/travel/2008-11-09-airlines-fuel-surcharge-airfares_N.htm

–fares stay same as fuel prices drop. FC analysis used.

November 8

San Francisco Chronicle

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/11/07/BU9S140G18.DTL

–UA not to charge 2nd bag fee.?

November 7

Fox News

http://onthescene.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/11/07/travel-tips-to-big-savings/

–Rick lays out holiday travel tips.

Budget Travel

http://current.newsweek.com/budgettravel/2008/11/fare_sales_arrive_but_where_ca.html

–where to find fare sales. FC and other sites highlighted.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Star-Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/travel/minnesota/34014774.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aULPQL7PQLanchO7DiUT

–WN fares to MSP.

November 6

The Middle Seat (WSJ)

http://blogs.wsj.com/middleseat/2008/11/06/southwest-vs-northwest-luv-publishes-minneapolis-st-paul-fares/

–WN vs. NW in MSP and Chicago.

My Fox Twin Cities

http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/myfox/pages/News/Detail?contentId=7805867&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=TSTY&pageId=3.2.1

–WN fares to MSP.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Star-Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/business/34064574.html?elr=KArks:DCiU1OiP:DiiUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aULPQL7PQLanchO7DiU

–WN effect in MSP.

Twin Cities.com

http://www.twincities.com/ci_10914473?source=most_viewed

–WN fares to MSP.

Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/stories/110708dnbusswfares.1876d7e5d.html

–WN fares to MSP.

Crain’s — Chicago Business

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?id=31711

–Midway – MSP routes from WN. Rick is quoted.

November 5

ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/BusinessTravel/story?id=6180663&page=1

–A New President and Fixing the Airlines

NBC 2 (count on 2 News)

http://www.counton2.com/cbd/news/consumer/article/airfares_dropping_as_holidays_approach/16484/

–holiday airfare sales.

November 4

The Middle Seat (WSJ)

http://blogs.wsj.com/middleseat/2008/11/04/holiday-airfares-rising-or-falling-both/

–Rick vs. JP Morgan. Rick quoted regarding holiday fares.

Crain’s — Chicago Business

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?id=31667

–UA restores 500-minimum rewards for elite members.

Jacksonville Transit

http://jacksonvilletransit.blogspot.com/2008/11/another-day-another-airline.html

–airline mergers.

November 3

New-Press

http://www.news-press.com/article/20081103/BUSINESS/81103006/1075

–reduced holiday fares. Rick is quoted.

November 2

Airline Biz (Dallas Morning News)

http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2008/11/low-fares-or-lower-high-fares.html

–Rick vs JP Morgan and “better bad deals” over the holidays.

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Published: December 15, 2008