United discontinuing weekend fare email alerts

George Hobica, March 10, 2009
Fares from Washington DC:

    What could be behind this? Cost cutting? We've noticed that sometimes United doesn't even list their weekend deals on their site (you have to go hunting for them blindly). We can only guess why they're doing this. Will you miss them? Is this a stupid move? This is the email I received today:


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