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An SAS A330-300 departing Washington Dulles International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

SAS Announces Plans To Eliminate In-Flight Duty Free Sales

In an effort to cut emissions and save on weight and fuel, Scandinavian carrier SAS has announced that it will no longer sell duty free items onboard its flights. The measure, which will go into effect later this year, will align with the carrier's strategy to remove emissions by 25% by 2030. "Withdrawing tax-free sales will reduce the overall weight of the aircraft, which in turn will reduce fuel consumption and emissions," said SAS spokesperson Freja Annamatz. “Every step on…

The Price is Right: How Airfare Works

Often we see passengers surprised with the fact that they are paying $700 for a 7 hours international flight and $500 for a 2 hours domestic flight. The average buyer tries to reason that an airline ticket price should be proportional to the duration of the flight. The confusion gets…

It’s Flybondi Time: First Day of Ticket Sales Surpasses All…

In the fast-growing Argentinian commercial aviation market, Flybondi, a new player, has begun selling tickets, 5,000 of them in the first four hours. The expectation for these tickets was high. After a long and intense advertising and brand positioning campaign, Flybondi was set to define its first routes, the schedule for…