Pilots for Sun Country Airlines haven’t had a meaningful pay increase since 2001. That’s a big reason behind a unanimous vote to authorize a strike if needed.
It seems we can’t get away from airline fees these days, but one airline is changing the game and will begin offering something for free.
The sub-zero temperatures have some people looking to get out of town for a bit. And there’s a good chance the airfare they pay now could vary by hundreds of dollars in just a month from now. Travel expert Terry Trippler, of ThePlaneRules.com, says there are several variables that cause airfare to go “up and down,” and make a fixed rate nearly impossible. “Number one … airports pay different landing fees at different airports,” Trippler said. “Different landing and take-off fees.”
Government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.
While Thanksgiving is still more than a month away, travel experts said you should’ve started solidifying your travel plans — yesterday. Travel websites predict the average cost for a round-trip ticket this year will be $415. That’s a jump of nearly 7 percent from last year.
The airlines always say they need to charge the extra fees so they can survive. But do airlines really need the fee money or are they being greedy?
Terry Trippler joins Steve and talks travel.
Eric takes a break from sports talk to discuss travel. Travel expert Terry Trippler joins the program. Even though we’re in the middle of baseball season, there’s still basketball to talk about. Minnesota Lynx assistant […]