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The Cost of Flying 30 December 2010

Posted by magicdufflepud in Travel.
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As you hate on the airlines for bag fees this holiday season, this is a sentence worth considering:

Domestic prices are about 35 percent cheaper per mile when adjusted for inflation than in 1995, in spite of significantly greater operating costs.

That’s Hamsa Balakrishnan, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics at M.I.T.

More here.

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