Maybe I’ll Just Take A Moped
As I look forward to Spring and Summer, my family and I discuss where we might want to fly away for vacation.
But there has been 4 airline increases already this year! Really!
the new york times says:
Airline passengers should prepare themselves for sticker shock this year.
As the carriers have tried to keep up with rapidly rising oil prices, they have already increased their fares four times since the start of the year, compared with only three increases for all of 2010. The airlines have also raised some of their fees, imposed summer peak-time surcharges and added hefty fuel surcharges on international flights.
Even traditional low-cost carriers that have long undercut their rivals are joining in. Southwest Airlines, for example, which usually resists industrywide fare increases, participated in several rounds, including one this week.
…So maybe we’ll just take day trips on our mopeds!!