U.S. Airlines Raise Roundtrip Ticket Prices, FareCompare Says

Most U.S. airlines raised ticket prices $4 to $10 roundtrip this weekend after Southwest Airlines Co. initiated an increase, FareCompare.com said.

American Airlines, United, US Airways and Frontier matched the increase, FareCompare said, while Delta didn’t. FareCompare is a web-based fare-comparison site.

It was the third price increase in a month and the first of the year, FareCompare said in an e-mailed statement.

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