Articles Tagged ‘Fares’

Valentine’s Day fares for weekend in Rome revealed; easyJet, germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air routes tested

Valentine’s Day fares for weekend in Rome revealed; easyJet, germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air routes tested

With Valentine’s Day on a Saturday this year what better time to escape the cold of northern Europe for a romantic weekend away. We test 40 services on Europe’s six biggest LCCs to see where you should live to get the best deal.

Denver-San Diego air fares revealed; market now served by Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines

Denver-San Diego air fares revealed; market now served by Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines

We examine fares on the almost 1,400-kilometre route from Colorado to California on which Spirit recently joined Frontier, Southwest and United. We reveal the differences in fares and which of the two cities is more popular as a Valentine’s break.

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

Scoot launches with flights from Singapore to Sydney; Gold Coast, Bangkok and Tianjin starting by end of August

The latest medium to long-haul LCC is up and running in Singapore. Just how cheap are its fares to Sydney (and back)? What’s included in the ‘headline’ price, what additional (non-optional) fees are there, and what extras do you have to pay for? We take a look at available fares on the Sydney route all […]


Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

The upcoming Easter weekend is a popular time to get away. Now that the UK’s record warm March has given way to a freezing April there is likely to be a surge of interest in getting away this weekend. But how much are the two biggest LCCs in the UK charging from their biggest bases? […]

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

The capitals of Germany and Sweden are now connected by five different airlines. How do one-way fares for the next eight weeks compare and what “extras” do passengers have to pay for? Can you guess the ranking of the carriers in terms of average ‘basic’ fare? Probably, but exactly how wide is the range of […]

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.


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?