Numlock News: July 27, 2022 • Biomass…

By Walt Hickey Fares The average price of a round-trip domestic flight in the United States is down to $298, significantly down from the north of $400 average fare seen back in May. Overall, prices tend to dip once back to school kicks off, usually on the order of 10 to 15 percent, though this fall flights are down 26 percent compared to the highs of this summer. All told, though, the pandemic-era costs are still above typical, with flights this fall looking to be 19 percent higher than the same period of 2019. That's a strategic move from the airlines, who are keeping their capacity below 2019 levels given the staffing and training issues they haven't managed to fix yet.

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