JetBlue Raises Bag Fees to $30

Kenny Totten

Kenny Totten

Posted on August 29, 2018

The airline industry operates on extremely low margins. Because so little of the ticket goes to the actual airline, they are extremely sensitive to operational price increases and with fuel costs likely to rise. The public may begin to see increases in fare costs and ancillary services.

This week, JetBlue shook up the industry by charging $30 for the first checked bag. This marks the first carrier that isn’t a low-cost airline to deviate from the industry standard of $25 for the first checked bag.

ATG Makes the INC 5000 List for Fastest Growing Companies for the Second Year in a Row

Caitlin Busscher

Caitlin Busscher

Posted on August 21, 2018

When The Air Travel Group nabbed a spot on Inc’s 5,000 fastest growing companies list back in 2017, Owner and President, Eric Peterson couldn’t have been prouder. His team of airline industry professionals had worked tirelessly to build a successful niche company in an already crowded industry.

The End of “Deal Hunting” for Airfare is Around the Corner. Thanks Dynamic Pricing.

Kenny Totten

Kenny Totten

Posted on February 28, 2018

For many, the act of searching for the lowest possible published airline ticket fare has become somewhat of a mildly enjoyable exercise. Working in the travel industry, we are constantly interacting with customers that are comparing fares and routes, intent on making sure every dollar is well spent.