Krone Krime

DOT Rules In Favor Of United on The “Krone Krime” Fares

I was just reading on View From The Wing that the DOT decision is out on the mistake fares United was offering a couple weeks ago for dirt cheap travel from the UK to points abroad. Gary notes that the DOT essentially ignored parts of their own rules to side with United here (which may ultimately be the correct decision): It’s because they don’t like consumer actions that they came to this decision (‘contributed to this decision’) rather than that the rules don’t actually apply to fares ‘not marketed to […]

DOT Investigating Those United “Krone Krime” Mistake Fares, Southwest Making Their Points Less Valuable And Other News

The DOT is officially investigating the “Krone Krime” United mistake fares from earlier in the week.  Gary’s pretty sure the DOT will side with United.  While that’s still the most likely outcome, I think there’s still a puncher’s chance some of these tickets are honored. From mistake fares to Danish Krone, the only logical transition is to a German man doing a striptease on a plane.  Matthew Klint really does end up on all the fun flights. Southwest is devaluing their Rapid Rewards program, adding “variability” to certain flights, so […]