Re-shopping booked airfares is nothing new in corporate travel. Front-end fare predictions are relatively common in consumer travel. A Tel Aviv startup now is enabling travel management companies to take advantage of fare predictions after booking but before ticketing. It claims it can save businesses substantial sums on airline pricing volatility.
Consumer fare prediction tools rely on the traveler to take action on suggestions that may not be received at a convenient time, according to Whizar co-founder Amir Balaish. They also put risk on the consumer. Say they advise the consumer to wait because . . .