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Do You Think Norwegian Air Should Fly? Here's What Passengers Say

Christopher Elliott | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Critics, including labor unions and competitors, say the airline flouts labor laws, threatens American jobs and should be banned from flying in the United States.

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Well That Sounds Sketchy

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel

Budget airlines like Ryanair and easyJet are known for skimping on everything from reclining seats to airport check-in in an effort to cut costs and b...

Low Cost Airline Considers Bold Expansion Plan

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Travel

* Early success in Tanzania but expansion delayed * Carrier faces regulatory, infrastructure, cost problems * African av...

Easyjet Founder Backs African Low-Cost Airline

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel

A new airline is looking to make air travel more affordable in Africa. Fastjet plans to launch in the next three to four months and aspires to bec...

Low Cost Airlines Raising Fares Over High Fuel Costs

New York Times | MICHELINE MAYNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For years, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue operated under self-imposed fare caps, promising travelers that no ticket would cost more than $299 one way....