|March 30, 2016|
Airfare Alert: Multi-Segment / Open-Jaw Pricing Change
Last week, the major U.S. airlines began pricing multi-segment and open-jaw (in one city and out another) itineraries significantly higher unless ticketed as multiple one-way tickets. Please note, the airlines are distributing these fares equally through all channels including their own websites, travel agency reservation systems, and online travel agencies.
Here are some examples.
Multi-Segment (Triangle or Circle Trip):
The result of this new airline pricing model is three-fold:
To be clear, this pricing change is only for multi-segment and open-jaw itineraries which we estimate is 5% to 10% of the total tickets we issue each day.
For additional information:
Please distribute this message to your arrangers, travelers, and whomever else you deem appropriate... As always, contact your Travel One Account Manager or Consultant at 952-854-2551 or 1-800-247-1311 for the most current travel information.