Airlines

Alaska Airlines Announces Basic Economy Fares

April 30, 2018 Daniel Morley

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has announced the introduction of a basic economy fare for its passengers. The announcement was made during an earnings call earlier this week. The new fare class will be called “Saver Fare,”

News

American Airlines Spreads Basic Economy to Europe

March 2, 2018 Hemal Gosai

American Airlines will roll out its Basic Economy fare for transatlantic flights in April, alongside its Oneworld alliance joint venture partners in Europe. This completely expected occurrence allows American to increase incremental revenue on these

Opinions

Opinion: Is Basic Economy Worth the Savings?

January 22, 2017 Matthew Garcia

Given the recent announcement of multiple airlines’ basic economy fares, is saving a few bucks really worth losing numerous travel benefits from a passenger’s perspective? In 2014 alone, the three largest airlines made close to