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How to Get a Flight Upgrade

How to Get a Flight Upgrade

Everyone loves to fly in business or first class. But those seats can be expensive, sometimes 3 to 5 times the cost of a coach class seat. In this blog post, The Traveling Professor gives some tips on how to get upgraded on your next flight without paying those big fees.
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Does Airline Elite Status Make a Difference?

Does Airline Elite Status Make a Difference?

Most travelers buy airline tickets based upon schedule and price only. Instead of being "loyal" to one airline only, they simply search for the best airfare and schedule and purchase a ticket based on that. Other flyers will try to stay loyal to one airline to build up elite status, which gives them perks. In this post, The Professor gives his view on what benefits American Airlines Platinum status provides.
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How to Deal with Airline Delays, Changes and Cancellations

How to Deal with Airline Delays, Changes and Cancellations

A few winters ago, we were traveling from our home in Western Massachusetts to Boston's Logan International airport for a flight to join our small group tour to Iceland. We got the call that due to weather, our flight was delayed until the next day. In this age of COVID, other passengers are having flights delayed, cancelled, re-routed, and changed. In this blog post, The Traveling Professor gives the best advice on how to deal with these airline issues.
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How to Find Deals on Business Class Airfares to Europe

How to Find Deals on Business Class Airfares to Europe

With the way airlines cram people like sardines into coach class, who wouldn't mind flying to Europe in a lie-flight business class seat? Those pre-COVID days where corporations picked up the tab for business flyers are at least temporarily gone. Airlines need to sell those seats and if you look in the right places, those luxury business class airfares can be found. Let The Traveling Professor show you how to find them.
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How in the World are Airfare Prices Determined?

How in the World are Airfare Prices Determined?

Where is Jimmy Hoffa buried? Where is the Lost City of Atlantis? What are they hiding at Area 51? Who really killed JFK? Those are all mysteries that may never be solved, but none of them compare to "How do they Price Airfares?". Take a look at today's travel blogpost. The Professor will attempt to unravel the mystery of airfare pricing.
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What is an Open Jaw Airline Ticket and How to Book It

What is an Open Jaw Airline Ticket and How to Book It

Here is a simple airfare tip to make your life easier and save a bit of money. Let's say you are on a trip starting in London and ending in Paris. Do you buy fly round trip from London? Do you buy a one-way ticket to London and a one-way ticket back from Paris? Both of those answers are wrong. Let The Professor describe exactly what an open-jaw ticket, how much money it can save, and how to book it.
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