That’s the Ticket: Why Airlines Reschedule Flights (Wall Street Journal)

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Airlines are having a difficult time sticking to their schedules — and it has nothing to do with snow and ice. As Scott McCartney writes in his regular Wall Street Journal feature, “The Middle Seat,” it has more to do with the profitability of reservation change/cancellation fees — to the tune of $2.7 billion in the last 12 months.

 

 

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  1. Fred van bennekom says:

    Your title implies that airlines charge rebooking fees when the airlines reschedule flights — and that’s “why airlines reschedule flights.” That’s not the case, and the article says that: “When airlines cancel weeks in advance of a trip, they have to rebook customers on new flights without any additional fees.”

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