Monday, February 25, 2008

Coming soon: "Cattle cars in the sky"

According to a Cincinnati Enquirer article on Sunday, domestic flights will be more packed than usual given the possible mergers and airlines' attempts to cut costs. The article details a litany of problems that will arise from the airlines attempting to pad their bottomline. From cuts on frequent flier miles to fewer available flights, fliers may face a less friendly traveling atmosphere in the coming months.

The article states, " Even if there aren't mergers, the average U.S. flyer will see the trends of crowded aircraft and rising ticket prices continue if fuel costs remain high."

Long story short, with the airlines looking out for their pocketbooks, passengers are going to take a hit.

Read the entire article HERE.

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