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Simple move on your computer could help you cash in on cheaper airfares

DENVER — Travel experts say this summer’s travel season will be the busiest one ever.

If you are getting ready to book your summer travel plans, get ready for some stiff competition. 274 more words

Dollars & Sense

More fees, less leg room: a new normal at Canadian airlines

WATCH ABOVE: Canada’s airlines are picking up a global trend by charging for in-flight entertainment, baggage and other services beyond base fare. As Sean O’Shea reports, the practice is bolstering the airlines’ income stream. 483 more words


Is WestJet really passing jet fuel savings onto customers?

The country’s second-biggest airline says it’s passing the savings gained from the dramatic drop in jet fuel prices onto customers by lowering base fares.

“Consumers are benefiting from lower all-in travel costs. 346 more words


WestJet making millions from new fees – and it’s just getting started

New fees on checked luggage are packing a financial windfall for WestJet, with the airline saying Tuesday it’s seen a spike in how much money it’s getting because of the new charge. 463 more words


Time Not Well Spent

Since I got a surprisingly warm reaction to my post the other day on business travel (by way of full disclosure, I consider anything short of an actual cease and desist order a warm reaction), I decided I would magnanimously share a little more of my distilled wisdom on the subject.  748 more words

Business Travel

Flyer beware: is a direct flight really direct?

WATCH: Some frustrated airline passengers serve as a reminder that it’s always wise to read the fine print. Jennifer Tryon reports.

Desperate to escape what seemed like Canada’s never ending winter, Laura Kirby booked a direct flight to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on CanJet. 873 more words