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Three Myths About Sourcing Airlines – Part 3

(This wraps up the 3-part series.  See Part 1 on consortia buying here, and Part 2 on pre-paying here) Forget About Those Frequent Flier Miles Frequent flier miles add cost to the airfares your firm buys.  And yes, firms have … Continue reading

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Three Myths About Sourcing Airlines – Part 2

(See Part 1 in this series here) Why Buying in Bulk Doesn’t Work Bulk buying (a.k.a. pre-paying) makes sense for many commodities, but not airfares.  Why? Because it’s complex and expensive. It’s Complex Let’s say you want to bulk-buy $1 … Continue reading

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