Posts by: Collin Quick
About Collin Quick
Collin is the Web Content Editor and Social Media Manger for FareCompare. In addition to writing and editing stories, he coordinates the guest bloggers who write for FareCompare and maintains the Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as other social media sites. He has previously worked for The Dallas Morning News, the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star and is a freelance editor, writer, designer and photographer. You can email him at Collin.Quick@farecompare.com.
UPDATE Monday, Feb. 25: Delta’s airfare hike is successful, but as Rick Seaney notes, “Only on business fares inside of seven days of departure for domestic flights.” In other words, most of those affected are business travelers who purchase airfare at the last minute. 3:30 p.m. CST Thursday: All legacy airlines and the low cost … Read Delta Airfare Hike for Business Travelers a SuccessPosted In: Airfare Hikes, Airline News, Airlines (by name)
New Year’s Eve – the one night a year you stay up until midnight and count backward from 10 – is one of the biggest party nights of the year. But even before the ball drops in Time Square in New York City, multiple time zones have already ringed in the New Year. We have … Read Start the New Year in These Interesting LocationsPosted In: Travel Guides, Travel Tips
Hurricane change fees: Not too late to make free changes for Sandy-trashed flight itineraries, but that won’t be necessary for the dog who would not fly. Kicked off plane: Ryanair called the cops on a passenger for breaking its ‘one item only’ carry-on rule; she was led off the plane in tears. Will she get … Read Not Your Average Air Travel Stories: Week of Oct. 29Posted In: Airline News, Airport News
American Airlines has updated its AAdvantage miles program, effectively making all miles earned subject to expiration. A little bit of back story: Previously, any miles earned before July 1, 1989, had no expiration date, meaning you could sit on them for years and not use them without the fear of losing them. American Airlines Wins … Read American Airlines Discontinues AAdvantage Miles with No Expiration DatePosted In: Airline News, Airlines (by name), Frequent Flyers
Thursday, Nov. 1: All major NYC airports are now open. Wednesday, Oct. 31. 9:30 a.m.: As Hurricane Sandy dissipates, airlines and airports are slowly coming back. With more than 19,500 flights cancelled since Sunday, airports on the East Coast began offering limited service from certain airports. One of those airports – New York’s LaGuardia – is … Read Airlines, Airports Creep Back to Life in the Wake of Hurricane SandyPosted In: Podcasts