Monthly Archives: September 2014
In the past few weeks, we’ve written about Frontier Airlines offering $19 fares from Phoenixand$15 fares from Houston to San Francisco. Today they’re back at it with$15 fares from Chicago O’Hare, Miami and Philadelphia. Frontier is launching new service in American Airlines hub Miami and US Airways hub Philadelphia, and to celebrate they’re offering some super cheap fares on their new routes. Tickets must be purchased by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Sep. 30, 2014 for domestic, non-stop travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on certain dates from January 6-14, 2015. Fares are one way and do not require round-trip purchase. Aside from the $14.99 fares, Frontier is also offering $39 fares in select markets for December 30, 2014 through January 28, 2015. Read More
Apple’s investors obsess over early iPhone sales like Hollywood producers tracking opening ticket sales for a blockbuster movie.
A big weekend is usually a healthy predictor of consumer demand for the holiday season — not just for Apple, but for the entire consumer electronics industry.
Those Apple watchers can rest easy because the company’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are no bust. Apple said on Monday that it had sold 10 million units of its new and bigger iPhones over the weekend, up from thenine million iPhones it sold last year in the first weekend of sales for the previous generation of iPhones.
The iPhone is still Apple’s biggest cash cow, accounting for about 70 percent of its profit. So early sales can help predict quarterly or even annual results for the company, based in Cupertino, Calif. Read More