Cheap Seats Hours Before Takeoff?
On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 17:23:05 -0700, "Alan"
"Jeff Hacker" wrote in message
"Alan" wrote in message
Is there a whole website, or a section of a website, devoted to selling
vacant airplane seats at the last minute, say within the last 3 or 4
hours of takeoff time. I'm figuring that 4 hours before a flight takes
off airlines might be willing to sell vacant seats at 1/2 or even 1/10
price since they get zero if the seat travels empty.
It doesn't work that way. Airfares are not logical unless you understand
that a last minute ticket generally costs more, not less, than a ticket
Which is the opposite of, say, hotel rooms.
It used to be that way, standby tickets were really
cheap in the 1980s, but not in today's sophiscticated