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This Is Why Your Airline Tickets Are So Expensive Right Now

  • Travelers pay top dollar as flight routes, frequencies curbed
  • Higher jet fuel costs exacerbating airline industry woes
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Why are Airline Tickets so Expensive?

For more than two years, the main topic of conversation pretty much everywhere has been about the impact of Covid-19. Now that the worst of the pandemic seems to be over and people are traveling more freely again, another hot topic is on the tips of everyone’s tongues: expensive plane tickets. 

People are looking for flights -- sometimes their first in years -- in a rush of what’s been termed “revenge travel.” Internet searches show sky-high airfares for many routes, yet travelers with wanderlust are opting to stomach the higher costs after being grounded for so long.