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Jun 4, 19, 7:27 pm
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Posted By iflyjetz

You've compared fares for a while. I thought you...

You've compared fares for a while. I thought you posted that Norwegian was the cheapest option when you've searched. Is this a new change, or is this just between fare sales?
Jun 4, 19, 7:09 pm
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Posted By iflyjetz

Specific examples. Verifiable city pairs and...

Specific examples. Verifiable city pairs and dates. I've posted two city pairs for September where kayak showed Norwegian lower priced.
Jun 4, 19, 12:34 pm
Replies: 288
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Posted By iflyjetz

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That was an expected response. The financial metrics of your industry are likely much more monopolistic than the airline industry, where many startups have emerged since deregulation and...
Jun 4, 19, 7:20 am
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Great. The 'I remember when sodas were a nickel...

Great. The 'I remember when sodas were a nickel and candy bars this big (both arms fully outstretched) were a dime' guy is back.
It's always great to read posts from someone who has zero concept of...
Jun 4, 19, 6:33 am
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Posted By iflyjetz

Great information.

Great information.
Jun 4, 19, 6:21 am
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Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Sorry about the snarky previous response. I...

Sorry about the snarky previous response. I hadn't seen where premium economy was a requirement. My understanding is that Thomas Cook has expanded from strictly charter ops to being a scheduled...
Jun 3, 19, 4:15 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Then you actually got a couple of tickets at the...

Then you actually got a couple of tickets at the lower price and are already completely committed to that single flight. Assuming that the airline uses rational pricing models (I know, a big...
Jun 3, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Let me see if I've got this straight - You're...

Let me see if I've got this straight -
You're travelling with a toddler and you booked everyone else in your party except yourself?
With zero flexibility as to date and arrival airport (SFO-OAK is...
Jun 3, 19, 2:53 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

How hard have you looked? Thomas Cook; they...

How hard have you looked?
Thomas Cook; they actually will book you CPH-MCO with a stop in MAN. Look pretty reasonably priced to me.
Took me less than 5 minutes to find them.

Again, I don't know...
Jun 3, 19, 1:34 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

If you're only looking at a couple weeks' out,...

If you're only looking at a couple weeks' out, you'll have a pretty good look at Norwegian's status before purchase.
A problem with CPH is that you'll have limited choices for travel back to the US....
Jun 3, 19, 1:24 pm
Replies: 288
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Posted By iflyjetz

French Bee premium ORY-SFO 25 or 27 Sep. $892...

French Bee premium ORY-SFO 25 or 27 Sep. $892 one way.

Owned by Groupe Dubreuil. https://www.groupedubreuil.com/
I don't know anything about their finances.
Jun 3, 19, 11:53 am
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Posted By iflyjetz

You're comparing one item with a low fixed cost...

You're comparing one item with a low fixed cost (insurance) to a high variable cost (hedging).

And frankly, fuel costs are input costs for airlines; those costs should be passed on to customers. ...
Jun 3, 19, 3:20 am
Replies: 288
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Posted By iflyjetz

The problem with trying to hedge with commodity...

The problem with trying to hedge with commodity futures contracts is that they are normally in 'backwardation' … where the cost of (insert commodity here) is higher in the future than it is on the...
May 31, 19, 12:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By iflyjetz

That's in the T&C of every hotel loyalty program...

That's in the T&C of every hotel loyalty program I've ever belonged to.
May 31, 19, 12:57 pm
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Views: 813
Posted By iflyjetz

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May 31, 19, 11:01 am
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Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

I didn't realize that European airlines still...

I didn't realize that European airlines still hedged; as IAHPHX pointed out, the US airlines learned a while back that it's a fool's errand. That's probably a large part of the reason why European...
May 31, 19, 7:41 am
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Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Most airlines no longer hedge. It's been shown...

Most airlines no longer hedge. It's been shown to cost more over the longer term to hedge rather than just accept spot pricing and adjust ticket prices up or down when fuel prices move considerably.
May 31, 19, 5:18 am
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

They are playing in the futures markets. When one...

They are playing in the futures markets. When one is trading in the futures markets, they are not only required to put up capital in order to open a position, they are also required to put additional...
May 30, 19, 5:52 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

You're welcome. At this point, I won't even...

You're welcome. At this point, I won't even venture a guess as to how much they would need to raise their fares in order to breakeven - it would likely need to be a significant increase along with...
May 30, 19, 5:37 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Even the legendary oil trader Andy Hall blew up...

Even the legendary oil trader Andy Hall blew up his hedge fund a couple of years ago by getting his directional bet wrong.

At the end of Q1, Norwegian had 3.1B NOK in equity; bond covenants...
May 30, 19, 9:21 am
Replies: 1,109
Views: 122,369
Posted By iflyjetz

Depends. It has to be a participating property. ...

Depends. It has to be a participating property.
From the credit card T&C:
How you can earn Bonus Points: You'll earn World of Hyatt Bonus Points when you, or an authorized user, use a World of...
May 30, 19, 9:19 am
Replies: 1,109
Views: 122,369
Posted By iflyjetz

Just for yucks, I called the Huntington Beach CA...

Just for yucks, I called the Huntington Beach CA HR Event Planning. They weren't sure and sent me to the World of Hyatt credit card dept 800-544-9288. The woman at World of Hyatt confirmed that you...
May 30, 19, 8:31 am
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Susan, you are hitting on the item that has...

Susan, you are hitting on the item that has bugged me about Norwegian for quite a while now. It is likely that almost all of the tickets you purchased were sold at below operating cost. In essence,...
May 30, 19, 7:31 am
Replies: 288
Views: 25,483
Posted By iflyjetz

Actually, lower oil prices might end up shutting...

Actually, lower oil prices might end up shutting them down quickly, as Norwegian is overhedged. Let's wait until we see how much they're carrying in unrealized hedging losses in the May traffic...
May 29, 19, 2:32 pm
Replies: 1,109
Views: 122,369
Posted By iflyjetz

Verify this with the particular hotel. My read...

Verify this with the particular hotel. My read on the credit card terms and conditions is that it should count as 4 bonus points, as you'll be paying the hotel. Note that spa charges do count for...
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