Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on June 30, 1973 · Page 64
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 64

Phoenix, Arizona
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Saturday, June 30, 1973
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REPUBLIC BULLDOG rjB*4 The Artedim Republic Phoenix, Sat., Jaw 30,1973 I Cheap air-fare end Jolts many students Ncwsday Service NEW YORK — Bonnie $456 more for a regular coach ' Bergman paid for her flight, jhad ticket in hand and was ] feady to leave for Brussels 1 puly 4. i f But Bonnie, like thousands I 6f other students, found her |-flight coupons void and the t student ticket price canceled. ! 'The international student I fare, which caused the hottest | price war in commercial flight history, officially ended | Wednesday in compliance | with an order issued by mem- j bers of the International Air ) Transport Association (IATA) * 30 days ago. | 'As many as 50,000 tickets »Already bought nationwide for | future dates are estimated af- Kfected by the order. » ,v . ;• " The "association originally *;wanted the order to take et\ feet immediately, but the Civ* 131 Aeronautics Board inter- seat, or somehow get overseas before midnight and re- . yened and ordered the 30-day J waiting period. '<•'-'. The fare was created in 51971 by a Belgian government J Order to Sabena Belgian |'World Airlines and was , » available to students aged 12 | to 30. »'"While the youth fare, which J costs $45 more and is good * until age 23, remains in ef- i feet, persons older than 23 \ must now pay $154 to $456 < more than the student fare '•'depending on departure time j -and length of stay. j * A rush for seats by older j s t u d e n t s was expected I -Wednesday , as the waiting •> period expired. But most of 1 them changed their plans in j ifavor of earlier departures, to t save the money. j •; "I don't know if every seat i is taken, because plans ' Change so quickly," a spokes• inan for Pan American World I Airlines said. i '•" j '-Miss Bergman almost fell | fiito that category. From her | first stop in Brussels she had I a charter flight to Tel Aviv. 1 Unless she got to the depar- ! ture gate in the Belgian capital, she lost the nonrefund- able charter fee. I!; "First, the airline didn't i even bother to tell me the | fare was over," she said. "I j heard about it from friends ! and went to Sabena to check. } •; "They casually told me the ! trip I planned for weeks was J over. In addition, they claimed | claimed to have no more i seats for students." i > -Miss Bergman had three I options. She could either for- j get about Europe this sum- i mer and lose the prepaid i Charter fee to Tel Aviv, pay main in Europe until her charter leaves. "I called every airline offering student fares and none would guarantee me a seat, Fortunately, my travel agent could get me on KLM's last flight available. So now I must hang around Amsterdam for a week," she said. Some companies seemed to want to hide cancellation information. Student fare confirmations cannot be made until 72 hours before departure. This was designed to allow full-fare passengers to get seats first. "We had no intention of notifying these students until we were required to or at least not before the rate change," said one travel-agency representative. "There were only so many spaces," another added. "Who do I tell first? Can I give one customer a better chance at a seat than another?" KLM denied any instructions to withhold information were given. It claims as soon as the situation was clarified, every student holding a ticket was notified. "It is unfortunate that people had to change plans and that others might be hurt because of the cancellation," a Pan Am representative conceded. "But we're losing money on the student tariff Nobody expected it to ever be a permanent fixture." Most companies introduced the fare simply to match Sabena's government-ordered price, meant to induce tourists. '"If we didn't match fares we'd lose our shirts," the Pan Am spokesman said. Jim N o g a m i, legislative coordinator of the National Student Lobby in Washington, contests the airlines' reasons. It is his belief that student travel to Europe will drop drastically with a similar loss in revenue. "It costs the same to fly a plane no matter how many people are in it," he explains. "Since airlines make more money on a student fare than an empty seat, how could they lose money?" The National Student Lobby is now concentrating on retaining the domestic youth fares that are being phased out. 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