Supply Chain Management

airfareTravel plans can become expensive, so it’s important to find savings wherever you can. Currently, the best way to assure the lowest price is to call the airlines and ask them directly. A CheapAir study released in March , which analyzed more than 917 million airfares in 8,000 markets, reveals that there’s a smart, and not so smart, time to book airfare.

I’d love to visit Paris, but I can’t afford the airfare. Unfortunately, when it came to prices, this aggregator’s performance was only average, and particularly weak on last-minute flights. If you can tap into the knowledge of any frequent and experienced travelers you can usually get some good tips on how to get cheap airline tickets as well.

Many routes are highly competitive and it can force an airline with traditional dominance in a market to drop its airfares, sometimes dramatically, in response to a new competitor or …

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