Who’s to Blame for the United Devaluation?

I get it. Running an airline is a hard business.  You fuel up a plane that you lease or buy for 100’s of millions of dollars, with expensive fuel–after selling tickets months and weeks ahead of time based on assumptions as to your costs.  If you’re lucky you sell out the plane, and then, if […]

Quick Analysis of United’s Recent Devaluation Announcement

Both Will Run For Miles and Frugal Travel Lawyer wrote today about United’s recent devaluation.  If you haven’t heard yet–it is pretty bad for Business/First travelers.  I wouldn’t just call it a devaluation as much as a shift in how United Mileage Plus works as a program.  You’re now looking at two tiers for premium cabins–one […]