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Category Archives: Airlines
United Express bargain fares to San Francisco
Most people who fly out of Chico to San Francisco on United Express do so in order to connect with a flight to a further destination. Furthermore prices have historically been relatively high for those only flying the short segment … Continue reading
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Airlines – Hawaiian Airlines to Asia with a free stop in paradise
Since Hawaiian Airlines flies out of Sacramento, some Chicoans may find this post on my main blog of interest. Here is the link.
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Airlines – No bags fly free
Last week Spirit Airlines announced new fees to go into effect in August that will result in passengers paying a fee to bring a carry-on bag on board. Link to USA Today article In brief, for a carry-on bag Spirit … Continue reading
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Airlines – Chico to LAS, PDX, LAX, BUR, SNA, SAN for $59
A $39 sale started by Southwest and matched by other airlines including United Airlines has brought fares from Chico to Las Vegas, southern California, and Portland down to $59 one way or $118 round-trip. This is a steal. Terms: – … Continue reading
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Airlines – Junior’s first plane ride
If you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive way to take a youngster on his or her first plane ride here’s an idea. Effective 25 March, Horizon Air will operate two flights (Monday-Friday) each direction between Sacramento (SMF) and San Jose … Continue reading
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Airlines – To Hawaii by way of Alaska
In the wake of the bankruptcies of ATA (America Trans Air) and Aloha Airlines, an interesting thing happened. Clearly seeing an opportunity, Alaska Airlines, named for the coldest and furthest north part of the U.S., began or will begin service … Continue reading
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Airlines – You’re going to love this
I picked this up from several of the travel industry blogs I read. Story in brief. – Dave Carroll, a musician from the band “Sons Of Maxwell”, flies United from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Omaha, Nebraska – Dave sees his … Continue reading
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Airlines – United Airlines, travel agencies, and credit cards
It hasn’t gotten a lot of press outside the travel industry but a recent move by United Airlines may change how you buy airline tickets.
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Airlines – The best frequent flyer programs for not-so-frequent flyers
If you live in California, Oregon, or Washington but are not an especially frequent flyer it still pays to be enrolled in two airline mileage programs to capture the benefit of the trips you do take. Membership in more than … Continue reading
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Airlines – Fares: “either/or” can be “mix and match”
One of the ways that many airlines and all of the on-line travel agencies fail to serve customers is by presenting airfare choices for round-trips as an either/or proposition. Choice 1: I want the lowest fare and I’ll give you … Continue reading
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