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The Real Moneymakers for Airlines

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Have you ever thought about how airlines actually make money? Bag fees, on-board meals, priority access — those are the easy ones. But what about the actual seat price? Does economy class make economic sense? I’m not an economist, so I can’t answer any of your questions. Luckily, there’s a video for that. A video that…

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5 Ways to Fight #LeggingsGate

This tweet (and subsequent tweets) just lit the entire internet on fire: 1) A @united gate agent isn’t letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed? — Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) March 26, 2017 Whoa whoa whoa, Internet! It seems like we’ve got a pretty significant controversy on…

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JetBlue Adds New Free Snacks on Flights

You’re getting more options with those blue potato chips, folks! JetBlue has been one of my favorite airlines for years and a lot of that is thanks to their free snack policy. Just yesterday, the airline announced that they’re adding two great new options to their free snack lineup. You’ll still be able to grab…

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Life Without Elite Status

It’s a dark day, friends. Actually, it’s a dark week. This is the first time in years that I’ve flown on American without any sort of elite status. It felt really strange. I think I may be developing PTSD (Plane Transportation Status Disassociation). I first earned my Platinum status back in 2012 when I completed…

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JAL Introduces New Meals

Japan Airlines (JAL) is putting a new spin on the old phrase “I’ll have the fish.” Beginning March 1st, Chef Jun Kurogi of “Kurogi” will be offering a brand new multi-course menu for international business travelers flying out of Japan. The meal begins with an amuse-bouche of sesame tofu, followed by a bento box of Japanese…

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