Average US round trip ticket price increases

Victoria
By Victoria August 5, 2014 08:23

Average US round trip ticket price increases

The average round-trip ticket within the US, including taxes, reached $509.15 in the first six months of this year, which is a rise of nearly $14 from the same period last year. Domestic airfare continues to outpace inflation, rising 2.7% compared with the 2.1% gain in the Consumer Price Index.

According to data from the Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC), after adjusting for inflation, airfare has increased 10.7% during the past five years.

Victoria
By Victoria August 5, 2014 08:23