Rising Airfares in United States: What Can You Do?

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    Airfares in the United States are increasing and will continue to do so, according to an article by Scott Mayerowitz, who is the airlines writer for the Associated Press: “The average roundtrip ticket within the U.S., including taxes, reached $509.15 in the first six months of this year, up nearly $14 from the same period last year. Domestic airfare continues to outpace inflation, rising 2.7 percent compared to the 2.1 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index.” I am not the target market for airlines who are raking in billions of dollars resulting from passengers paying ancillary fees; but those fees have been increasing as well. The reasons behind the increases in airfares — despite a slight decrease in oil prices — include but are not limited to... The post Rising Airfares in United States: What Can You Do? appeared first on The Gate.

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