Old Apr 29, 17, 10:54 pm
Air Houston
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: IAH
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Originally Posted by cfischer View Post
$600 for a basic eco one-way? They got to be joking. This is out of control. They should sell N when G is > 1 ... that's reasonable. What they are doing right now will backfire. So far my company is no showing N-fares ... once that starts it'll be fun.
The airlines have been charging ridiculous fares for all kinds of flights to/from various cities for years. Example: $700 one way for IAH-XNA a few years ago. Non-refundable. $10/minute to ride on an ERJ145. Same day IAH-FRA, $450. It has been a long time since fares made logical sense. Now, I don't like the basic economy concept either, but having insane fares is not new to the airline industry.
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