United Overloads Plane, Kicks Off Passengers Who Paid The Least For Their Tickets

United Overloads Plane, Kicks Off Passengers Who Paid The Least For Their Tickets

Last week, a United Airlines flight from Burlington to Washington, D.C. was deemed too heavy to fly, so the company had to decide who to boot off. In a moment of what was almost certainly accidental honesty, they targeted the 20 least profitable customers. We know this was their criteria because they announced it to the rest of the passengers, so those who remained were able to rest easy knowing that all the cheapskates, budget travelers and poor people were gone. [More]

Jet Blue Celebrates 10th Birthday With $10 Fares

Jet Blue Celebrates 10th Birthday With $10 Fares

Looking to book a cheap flight in the next few hours? Then check out JetBlue. The airline is saying “Happy 10th birthday” to itself with $10 fares from NYC to 10 other destinations — but only until 11:59pm CST tonight. [More]

Baseball Tickets Become Affordable Again As Recession Hits Scalpers

Baseball Tickets Become Affordable Again As Recession Hits Scalpers

Following up on yesterday’s roundup of recession-related deals, here is an article from Forbes on how scalpers, season ticket holders, and teams themselves are cutting deals on baseball tickets, with below-cost tickets, BOGO deals, and cheap food.

MyPhil Lets New Yorkers 35 And Under Build Affordable Concert Subscriptions

MyPhil Lets New Yorkers 35 And Under Build Affordable Concert Subscriptions

MyPhil from the New York Philharmonic lets anyone 35 or younger build their own concert series for $29 per ticket. Nearly every Philharmonic concert is eligible for purchase, and the cheap tickets don’t land you in the cheap seats.

7 Unexpected Rules For Saving On Airfare

7 Unexpected Rules For Saving On Airfare

With the tightening economy, airfare feels more painful than ever,you can avoid paying more than absolutely necessary with these seven tips…