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Philippines has taken the right direction and banned fuel surcharges on a resolution issued by the House of Representatives on January 8, 2015.

Philippines Fuel Surcharges

Airlines have long played with the fuel surcharges and, as a matter of fact, they are often now called “carrier surcharges”, as they have very little, if anything, to do with the price of the oil. [click to continue…]

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SkyMall that funny catalog usually found on seat pockets of many US airlines full of things that you would never really need has filed for bankruptcy protection this past Friday.

SkyMall Files For Bankcruptcy

The company blames the lack of boredom that in the past made many of us to browse through their catalog for lack of sales. [click to continue…]

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When I was reading the International New York Times at at the airport (formerly known as the International Herald Tribune), I came across this article that dealt with the US airlines intentions to enter the scheduled non-charter service between the US and Cuba.

Ner York Times Travel to Cuba Eases, but Airlines Will Miss Initial Rush

Most of the free world have been free to travel to Cuba, except the US citizens as the country (Cuba) has been on the economic sanctions list. This is now slowly changing (about time). [click to continue…]

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The New Yorker magazine had an interesting piece this week “Why Airlines Want To Make You Suffer” about the airline/airport experiences that don’t come as a surprise for any frequent traveler.

The New Yorker Why Airlines Want To Make You Suffer

The author argues that the airlines have made the experience so bad that the only way to come through from the experience is to give in and pay extra fees for “optional” services. [click to continue…]