Good Morning America puts FareCompare.com cheap airfare specialist, Rick Seaney to the test to find cheap airline tickets on the spot
June 28, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsDallas, TX (PRLEAP) June 29, 2007 — Cheap airfare wanted? Good Morning America's Juju Chang put FareCompare (http://www.farecompare.com)technology to the test. The challenge? See if FareCompare's advanced technology could have saved $$ on summer air travel tickets. Juju Chang and Good Morning America crew filmed FareCompare's CEO, air travel guru Rick Seaney as he sauntered through La Guardia airport checking passengers' airline tickets and showing them how to get those cheap discounted airfares (orig. air date 06/24/2007).
Within minutes, Rick demonstrated FareCompare's massive airfare historical database to several airline passengers, showing they could have saved hundreds on airline discounted roundtrip tickets to NY. "The airlines file airfares three times a day, so it's kind of like the stock market," said Rick. "We get that data at the same time as the airlines, and we e-mail it to you almost immediately." Besides finding discount airline tickets, Rick Seaney and FareCompare staff, routinely answer thousands of emails from users and offer tips to travelers, such as best time to purchase and 'what not to do'. FareCompare.com frequently updates their site with a wealth of insider air travel tips making it advantageous to save FareCompare,com on your favorites list.
Good Morning Americans are waking up to learn insider info and for the first time - have free instantaneous access to empowering information on Farecompare.com, in addition to innovative real time alerting technology and extensive research data. As well, businesses such as Wall Street Journal, Reuters and The Associated Press use airfare pricing information provided by FareCompare.com to feed their websites with first to show, advanced airfare data for news stories about the airline industry. "Education, preparation and the best, most up to date airfare pricing data are key elements to discount air travel," says FareCompare's CTO Graeme Wallace. FareCompare strives to provide the tools necessary in a timely manner for consumers to make the best airline ticket purchasing decisions.
FareCompare shares those little secrets that give consumers an edge and save airline travel customers both time and money . For instance, an article and survey regarding last week's airline fiascos entitled 'What Can Airline Passengers Do About Overflowing Toilets & Computer Glitches?' and Take The FareCompare's Glitch Survey are already accessible on FareCompare.com homepage. Free Airfare Email First Alerts are available by registering at http://www.FareCompare.com
In 2004, FareCompare LP was established building proprietary software to process the vast quantity of airfare information (over 50 million airfares and counting with tens of thousands of changes per day). This software mines tens of millions of fares several times a day for the best deals and instantaneously gets it directly to the consumer even before the airlines themselves. Wall Street Journal, Reuters and The Associated Press receive advanced airfare pricing data from FareCompare for use in news reports about the airline industry. FareCompare.com launched it's consumer site in March 2006. As seen on Good Morning America and NBC Today Show, Rick Seaney, CEO and travel guru strives to educate consumers on how to find the best air travel deals and make the best airline purchasing decision.
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