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Overweight Airlines Passengers May Feel the Pinch – in Ticket Prices

According to the Star Tribute, “Super-size passengers beware: Airlines have you in their sights”, if you are overweight, your next airline ticket might be twice the price of a skinny person. Soaring fuel costs are helping send airlines into bankruptcy. But there’s another little-known reason for airlines’ financial problems: soaring sizes of passengers. Overweight passengers […]

Know Before You Go: Guides and Information for Frequent Flyers

The Frequent Flyer program began in 1981 when airlines started giving “rewards” to passengers who flew the most. The miles would accumlate like a score card and when a certain amount would be earned, the passenger would be rewarded with a free ticket. Over time, this grew into a major incentive program hosted not only […]