Wanderlust Journey

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Southwest Reports Record Revenues, Cites Lack of Fees

August 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Southwest Reports Record Revenues, Cites Lack of Fees

Southwest reported record revenue earnings in the second quarter of 2010 and their CEO, Gary Kelly, attributed it to “success to the company’s policy of not charging for bags and excellent customer service offered by employees.” As someone who flies Southwest regularly, mostly on shorter flights under two hours, I can say that I’ve flown […]

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Checked Baggage Fees List

June 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments

For the last five years or so, I’ve flown Southwest to almost every destination. They service my home airport of Baltimore Washington International and, mostly because I was lucky, they serviced an airport near wherever I was going. I’m a loyal customer because they provide a great service at a fantastic price, because they were […]

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Continental and United Airlines Merger

May 4th, 2010 · Comments Off on Continental and United Airlines Merger

It was announced recently that Continental and United Airlines would be merging to form the largest domestic airline carrier in the United States. The New York Times Bucks blog did some research to find out what would happen to your frequent flyer miles on each airline and came away with some good news. While it’s […]

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Airlines Promise Not to Charge for Carry-On Bags

April 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Airlines Promise Not to Charge for Carry-On Bags

Ever since Spirit Airlines announced a $45 fee for carry-on luggage a few weeks ago, the travel world has been talking about how the fees have started to get ridiculous. It also seem s a little silly but Senator Charles Schumer, Democrat from New York, contacted American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue, United Airlines and US […]

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