Farewatch

easyJet’s £800 return fares for late-booking MIPIM delegates

easyJet’s £800 return fares for late-booking MIPIM delegates

Ok, who's heard of MIPIM? Well, easyJet's revenue managers have and they know how to price accordingly on flights between London and Nice this week. We look at how fares have evolved over the last few weeks and reveal some interesting behaviour.

Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental's hubs rather expensive

Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental’s hubs rather expensive

The US DOT Office of Aviation Analysis publishes lots of data on fares at US airports. We take a closer look and see at which airports fares are lowest and highest in three different size categories. Huntsville, take a bow.

British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for 'summer holiday' flights between London and Washington

British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for ‘summer holiday’ flights between London and Washington

Complementing our transatlantic market trend analysis this week’s farewatch looks at lowest fares every day for the next eight months on the London Heathrow - Washington Dulles route. What is causing the fare ‘spikes’ in each direction?

Blue Air price leader on Vienna - Bucharest route; NIKI just beats Austrian as TAROM lags behind for cheap seats

Blue Air price leader on Vienna – Bucharest route; NIKI just beats Austrian as TAROM lags behind for cheap seats

Last week NIKI became the fourth carrier to link Vienna and Bucharest, but how do its fares compare for a two-night trip for the remainder of Feruary? How much extra is a hold bag with Blue Air?

Comparison of London-Rome/Venice Valentine's Day fares for 'last minute' romantics; what's the cheapest option?

Comparison of London-Rome/Venice Valentine’s Day fares for ‘last minute’ romantics; what’s the cheapest option?

This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday so you don’t even have to take a day off work to treat someone you love. But what are Alitalia, British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair charging for the chance to impress your loved one in Italy?

Five of six airlines compete with similar fare strategies on Hyderabad-Chennai

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchSix airlines compete on the 500 km Indian domestic route, but which airline is the cheapest? Which has a fixed fare approach? And how much do the full-service airlines' fares differ from those of the low-cost carriers?

easyJet exploiting Valentine’s day demand surge and MIPIM event in Cannes (Nice)

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchGood revenue management includes knowing how to exploit ‘special events'. We take a look at some fare data for easyJet between London Luton and Barcelona/Nice during some periods of particular interest.

Delta/Northwest matches rivals fares on Los Angeles – Las Vegas route; Southwest not noticeably cheaper

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchLos Angeles and Las Vegas are both attractive places to visit for different reasons. Four legacy carriers and Southwest compete head-to-head but how do return fares for the rest of July compare?

Air Canada price-leader on leading Can-Am route; five carriers but not much competition

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchPassengers between these two major North American cities have a choice of five airlines but how much competition is there really given that there are no LCCs involved? How do Porter's fares compare with the legacy airlines?

Alitalia most expensive on Brussels – Milan route; customers have a choice of five carriers

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchAlitalia, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Ryanair all offer at least double-daily flights between Brussels and Milan. How do fares compare during the next six months for a 2-night stay originating in Brussels? Is Ryanair the cheapest?

Wizz Air set to shake up Paris-Prague market; SkyEurope 35% cheaper than Air France

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchThis week we look at a west-east route involving five carriers though Air France and Czech Airlines are code-share partners. How does SmartWings compare with the likes of SkyEurope and Wizz Air?

Four-way fight on Copenhagen-Nice; newcomer Transavia.com is apparent price leader

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchFour-way fight on Copenhagen-Nice; newcomer Transavia.com is apparent price leader