Great Fares? Are they kidding

 
Old Feb 25, 12, 11:14 pm
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Great Fares? Are they kidding

On the CO web site a pop up comes up ont the top of the screen, Great Fares from CLE. They want $455.00 to EWR, that's a great fare, maybe it's first class. I am trying to get to LA for under $400.00. I wish I did alot of flying when People Express was around, you could buy a same day ticket to EWR for under $75.00.
As a kid I always wanted to go to New York and go to the top of the Empire State Building. I flew roundtrip youth standby for $24.00 bucks each
way. That was back in the early 1970's.
Flying these days is becoming very expensive. When you take a trip there are lots of other exepensives, hotel, food, entertainment.
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Old Feb 25, 12, 11:21 pm
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Originally Posted by buckeyefanflyer View Post
... I wish I did alot of flying when People Express was around, you could buy a same day ticket to EWR for under $75.00. ....
Maybe that is a reason People Express is no longer in business.
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Old Feb 26, 12, 12:32 am
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We're talking about flying between two CO hubs. They're the only nonstop to EWR (AA flies to LGA, DL to JFK). US is pricing $271 CLE-PHL-LGA.
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Old Feb 26, 12, 7:41 am
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Originally Posted by buckeyefanflyer View Post
On the CO web site a pop up comes up ont the top of the screen, Great Fares from CLE. They want $455.00 to EWR, that's a great fare, maybe it's first class. I am trying to get to LA for under $400.00. I wish I did alot of flying when People Express was around, you could buy a same day ticket to EWR for under $75.00.
As a kid I always wanted to go to New York and go to the top of the Empire State Building. I flew roundtrip youth standby for $24.00 bucks each
way. That was back in the early 1970's.
Flying these days is becoming very expensive. When you take a trip there are lots of other exepensives, hotel, food, entertainment.
And, back in the 1970s, gas was a buck or so a gallon, and minimum wage was $2.25/hour. But you didn't notice those had changed a little either...
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Old Feb 26, 12, 7:51 am
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They want $300+ to Chicago. What he hell are they thinking?
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Old Feb 26, 12, 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by buckeyefanflyer View Post
On the CO web site a pop up comes up ont the top of the screen, Great Fares from CLE. They want $455.00 to EWR, that's a great fare, maybe it's first class. I am trying to get to LA for under $400.00. I wish I did alot of flying when People Express was around, you could buy a same day ticket to EWR for under $75.00.
As a kid I always wanted to go to New York and go to the top of the Empire State Building. I flew roundtrip youth standby for $24.00 bucks each
way. That was back in the early 1970's.
Flying these days is becoming very expensive. When you take a trip there are lots of other exepensives, hotel, food, entertainment.
A gallon of gas was 39 cents too, inflation happens.
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Old Feb 26, 12, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by buckeyefanflyer View Post
On the CO web site a pop up comes up ont the top of the screen, Great Fares from CLE. They want $455.00 to EWR, that's a great fare, maybe it's first class. I am trying to get to LA for under $400.00. I wish I did alot of flying when People Express was around, you could buy a same day ticket to EWR for under $75.00.
As a kid I always wanted to go to New York and go to the top of the Empire State Building. I flew roundtrip youth standby for $24.00 bucks each
way. That was back in the early 1970's.
Flying these days is becoming very expensive. When you take a trip there are lots of other exepensives, hotel, food, entertainment.
If I were you I would absolutely fly People Express. CO just isn't that much better, although the pretzels don't tase as though they are 25 years stale !
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Old Feb 26, 12, 11:01 am
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