Airlines raised ticket prices again Thursday. Certainly not surprising, given what’s happening to fuel costs. The truly amazing thing is that the fuel surcharges may now comprise a bigger part of your ticket cost than the actual fare! All this is not going to fix itself.
The three biggest U.S. carriers said Thursday they have again raised ticket prices, this time by $20 roundtrip, to recoup rapidly rising fuel costs. The increases by American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines affect the carriers’ fuel surcharges, which now total $130 roundtrip on many flights. That means passengers on some cheap flights could be […]