U.S. Consumer Prices for Airfares in August

Sept. 17 (Bloomberg) -- The following table shows the consumer price index for airline fares from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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         Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.
         2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2012
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MoM%   -3.09% -1.31% -1.74%  2.20% -0.68%  0.61% -0.32%  1.08%  0.78%
YoY%    1.52%  3.30%  3.63%  2.98%  1.91%  3.77%  3.62%  3.78%  2.14%
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NOTE: MoM% change is SA, YoY% is NSA. Base period 1982-84=100
Includes all regularly scheduled domestic & international commercial airline
trips on certified carriers from each of the 87 cities in the CPI sample.
For US CPI Airline Fare NSA see {CPIQAIFN <Index> GP <GO>}

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor

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