Delta Playing Hardball With Online Booking Sites, About to Get Boost from the Government

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    Delta has been pulling its fares off of some websites. I don't worry so much from a consumer standpoint, the average consumer searches about 10 sites when booking a trip. This is about tug-o-war over data, how ancillary services will be sold in the future, and distribution costs. In other words, a business-to-business scuffle. But the Department of Transportation is considering rules that would require a website to highlight airlines that are not shown in their searches. ..which will tip the scales to Delta in moves like this. Continue reading Delta Playing Hardball With Online Booking Sites, About to Get Boost from the Government...

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