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Airlines fly into new year with wave of fare sales

...markets in which they compete, American spokesman Tim Smith said. In normal situations, travelers generally see more airline fare sales from September through mid-February, with exceptions for peak holiday periods, Smith said. But now, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/07/bus_506755.shtml
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Rants and raves

...is cheerful, efficient and professional. What a terrific person to have taking calls for such a vast institution. AIRLINE FARES INCREASING, paying for peanuts, cramped conditions, cancelled flights and now a luggage penalty, OH MY, how I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-06-11/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Travel sites take off with tools for deals

...Expedia, while TripAdvisor can pull fares from Expedia, but not Orbitz. None of the ones tested includes Southwest Airlines fares.As a workaround, these search engines do offer easy ways to search those excluded sites in a separate window...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2010-07-09/travel-sites-take-tools-
Life & style | Life
Low inflation gives Fed room to keep rates down

...percent. That drop, the first monthly decline since December 1982, reflected falling prices for housing, new cars and airline fares.The news was better than expected, especially after the government said Thursday that inflation at the wholesale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-19/low-inflation-gives-fed-ro
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Consumer prices surge by largest amount in 25 years

...Food costs were up a modest 0.2 percent in September as the cost of beef and dairy products actually declined. Airline fares, which have been climbing because of higher jet fuel costs, actually dropped by 1.4 percent last month. The price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/15/bus_12271.shtml
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Consumer inflation shows modest increase in January

...1.2 percent and the price of medical care rose by 0.4 percent, led by higher drug prices and hospital costs. Airline fares fell by 0.9 percent, reflecting increased competition among low-cost carriers. On the Net: Labor Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/24/bus_444501.shtml
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Travelers step out in summer

...said Jack Evans, a spokesman for the Air Transport Association, the trade organization for all major U.S. airlines. Fares are at a 20-year low, so travelers will be flying in great numbers, both domestically and internationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/15/met_415639.shtml
Metro
Consumer prices dip; industrial production surges, housing sizzles

...cheaper gasoline, clothes and airline fares, fresh evidence that inflation...energy products, clothing and airline fares outweighed rising prices for food...month dropped by 0.5 percent, airline fares fell 2.6 percent, lodging prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/17/bus_392361.shtml
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Consumer prices flat in October despite big jump in beef

...beef from Canada, economists say. Elsewhere in the report: New car prices dipped by 0.3 percent in October and airline fares were flat. Clothing prices rose 0.2 percent with the introduction of higher-price fall and winter merchandise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/bus_393118.shtml
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Jump in energy costs lifts consumer prices 0.3 percent in August

...benefit for consumers, but can squeeze producers' profits margins. Computer prices fell by 2.9 percent in August. Airline fares dropped by 1.6 percent and costs for lodging prices dipped by 0.3 percent. But those and other price decreases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/bus_388220.shtml
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