A4A Claims 80 Percent of Passengers Satisfied: Airline Pulse News and Notes for April 15, 2016
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These are the air travel stories taking off on the internet today.
According to A4A, 80 Percent of Fliers are Satisfied
Fares from New Zealand to U.S. Dropping
Auckland Airport Tries to Crack Down on Uber Drivers
Alaska Airlines Hosts In-Flight Folk Concert
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More people are flying for pleasure instead of for business. The results of a recent survey said that 48 percent of fliers were traveling for leisure reasons, and only 31 percent for business.
Delta Air Lines is dropping some of its fees. People will no longer have to pay more to book tickets via their smart phones. The airline will also drop fees for tickets bought at the airport.
Fliers are probably unhappy that a lot of passenger-friendly amendments have been dropped from the Senate’s FAA bill. One important one still remains: if an airline loses your bag or if it is delayed, they will be required to refund the baggage fees you had to pay.
JetBlue’s new Mint service is being offered on an increasing number of routes. This should help the airline compete with low cost carriers, who offer no such service and have meager in-flight entertainment options in comparison to JetBlue.
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