Archive for March, 2006

Who to Believe?

Friday, March 31st, 2006

This is a handy piece of information that you may want to make a note of, no matter what anyone tells you. Check directly with the airlines when changes need to be made before going to the airport! I recieved a notice from Delta that there were changes to the their flights so the tickets […]

How the other guys work!

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

Fed up with the lousy fares that I’m getting I decided to see if I could find something better out there. I was looking for Denver to Athens June 28-July 8. I went to a site that advertised the best fares in the world and thought I would give it a try. I completed the […]

Talk about Frustrating!

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

The fares this year haev been INCREDIBLY OVERPRICED compared to the past 6 years. I guess Europe is a hot spot and the airlines see no need to lower their fares to a reasonable range. As long as people continue to pay this outrageous fares, the prices won’t come down. My guess is that sometime […]

Airlines Lost 30 Million Bags in 2005

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

You’d think that the way they’re ripping us off with high fares, that they could at least keep on eye on your bags… no such luck!! Airlines Lost 30 Million Bags in 2005 By BRADLEY S. KLAPPER, Associated Press Writer GENEVA (AP) – If you’ve ever been frustrated after an airline lost your luggage, you’re […]

Successor to OA is taking shape

Monday, March 20th, 2006

The following article appeared in the Kathemerini Insert of the International Herald Tribune Olympic Airlines, Greece’s troubled national carrier, is to be replaced by a completely stripped-down airline which will be called Pantheon Airways, according to a business plan which has been prepared by the government and was seen by Sunday’s Kathimerini. The new carrier […]

Olympic Airlines deadline

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

Greece was yesterday given until the end of the month to present to the European Union a business plan for the future of Olympic Airlines. The extension was granted after Deputy Finance Minister Petros Doukas met with EU officials in Brussels yesterday. We’ll see how they react…Greeks don’t really like to be told what to […]

British Air on Sale

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

Good news Folks…. British Air is on Sale!(but make sure you notice that my tongue is in my cheek before you start jumping for glee!) I checked the fares on BA(from Kalamazoo, no less) and ONLY $640 plus taxes. It’s about time something went on sale…Now I’ll just grabbed the flights and put together an […]