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What’s the airline’s cost of your ticket?

How helpful would it be to know the airline’s cost of any ticket? Procurement pros often use cost modeling to estimate profit margins, then use that as  context for price negotiations. But airline pricing doesn’t depend much (some would say … Continue reading

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Continental Gets It Right, Scene 1

Continental Airlines will charge for meals this fall.  It’s about time.  And money, and choice. Lots of travel managers and many more travelers will hate seeing this movie. “You shouldn’t do this – it’s going to cost me more money!”  … Continue reading

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