A traveler walks through Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. In 2013, airfare was up 10.7 percent over the past five years — after adjusting for inflation — according to an Associated Press analysis of data from the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and more than 9,400 travel agencies, including websites such as Expedia and Orbitz. Despite a drop in oil prices, ticket prices are headed skyward again.
A traveler walks through Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. In 2013, airfare was up 10.7 percent over the past five years — after adjusting for inflation — according to an Associated Press analysis of data from the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and more than 9,400 travel agencies, including websites such as Expedia and Orbitz. Despite a drop in oil prices, ticket prices are headed skyward again. File photo The Associated Press
A traveler walks through Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. In 2013, airfare was up 10.7 percent over the past five years — after adjusting for inflation — according to an Associated Press analysis of data from the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and more than 9,400 travel agencies, including websites such as Expedia and Orbitz. Despite a drop in oil prices, ticket prices are headed skyward again. File photo The Associated Press

Airlines boosting ticket costs despite savings on fuel

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