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  • Major airlines are breaking into budget travel
  • Major airlines are breaking into budget travel
    American Airlines (2016) ©
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Major airlines are breaking into budget travel

A number of major airlines are now offering a sub-economy tier of tickets for more cash-conscious travellers. With shorter breaks replacing the traditional two week holiday model, airlines are restructuring travel to match more vacations outside of the two-week summer getaway.

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