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Economy seating on American's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

Smaller Seats or Higher Fares: A Heated Debate in the U.S.

Passenger comfort has slowly been on the decline for economy passengers in the United States. Much of this decline, however, is due to the passenger's pockets and the fact that many standard travelers are looking for the cheapest way possible to get from their origin to their destination and back. Airlines are cueing in on this and the requests of passengers leading to the rise of Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers (ULCCs) and Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs), such as Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and…

Key Takeaways From the Airlines’ Day on Capitol Hill

A clash of titans took place on Capitol Hill Tuesday when executives from multiple U.S. airlines testified to Congress regarding everything from overbooking to checked bag fees. The meeting was trumpeted as an opportunity for more change to be enacted on the airline industry from the outside. “If we don't…

Opinion: Bring Back the U.S. Legacy Airline Backed Low-Cost Carriers

With a majority of the U.S.'s legacy carriers rolling out basic economy coupled with recent financial success, could it be time to see the return of the carrier within a carrier? If legacy airlines ever wanted to experiment with a low-cost carrier subsidy, now is the time. Most of the…