Archives for Month: November 2014

Oil Prices are Dropping but Not Air Ticket Fares

November 21, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

Because of the recent drop in oil price the airline companies in North America are making a lot of money. But these airlines are not sharing their profits with their clients and neither are looking into reducing their fares for that matter.On the contrary, fares are going up and the bag fees that Airlines instituted in 2008 in response to the fuel prices spiked are not going away either. Some

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New Boarding System by Air Canada

November 17, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

The delays caused by Boarding costs Airlines a lot of money and that is why Airlines keep on trying different boarding patterns to reduce the boarding time, passenger discomfort and save money. In the same direction Air Canada is preparing to launch a new boarding system for better performance and smoother passenger experience.The airline to launch this new five-zone boarding system just right

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Blowing ash from Volcano in Alaska

November 17, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

A warning was issued to airplanes flying over Alaska on Saturday, 15th Nov because Pavlof Volcano in Alaska started spewing ash 30,000 feet above sea level. The eruption started on Wednesday, when lava was coming out from a vent near the summit of Volcano Pavlof. The ash clouds were about 16,000 feet on Friday and the eruption intensified early Saturday morning, sending the ash cloud higher ac

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Drones : A Growing Problem for Airplanes

November 17, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

Drone are an increasing problem to aviation in the USA and around the world. According to reports US authorities are getting complaints almost everyday that drones are flying too near to airplanes or helicopters without permission.These drones flying this close to airplanes can cause serious problems and even a crash if a drone collides with a planes or gets sucked into an engine.Small drones

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KLM will offer Direct Flights to Amsterdam from Edmonton

November 6, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

KLM will be offering non-stop air service between Edmonton International Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport starting May 5th, 2015. This will be a year-round service with three flights per week on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. A fourth flight will be added on June 22nd for the summer flying every Friday.On the announcement of this new service, Pieter Elbers, KLM President and CEO sai

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Stay Connected in the Sea

November 4, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

Carnival Cruises, a Miami based cruise ship company, announced high speed wi-fi Internet on all of its 101 ships across nine cruise line brands. The company is responding to the high demand from its past customers for a high speed connectivity on board and attract tech savvy millennial generation toward cruise ship vacations.All of the ships are expected to have new Internet technology install

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Ancillary Fees A Win for the Airlines and A Loss for the Consumer

November 4, 2014 By Airline Ticket Centre

A study shows that travelers will pay an extra $5 billion compared to last year 2013 towards the ancillary fees that Airlines charge. These services include fees for checked, seating assignments, and on-board services such as food, beverages, and wi-fi etc.According to a study done by IdeaWorks, these services will help generate an estimated revenue of $28.5 billion in the year 2014, which is

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