Flight Plight: Airline Tickets Reach All-Time High

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DALLAS – Need a trip? Exhausted? Want to get out of dodge?

Here’s the good news – there are more options. Southwest is adding extra non-stop flights to their roster. Come January, folks will be able to fly directly to San Francisco and Oakland from Love Field. In October, 16 cities will be non-stop from here.

Now the bad news– many of you won’t be able to afford it.

Airline tickets are literally sky-high. There are reports that an average round trip flight for all airlines can soar over 509 bucks.

“As a traveler I’m going to adjust to whatever the airlines do,” Dustin Cherry said. “It’s a necessary evil sometimes.”

No wonder most of the majors are reporting record profits.

And the buck doesn’t stop there. The meals on American Airlines flights are coming to a halt. The company announced they are ending full meals in first-class on short flights.

That’ll make your stomach turn – as much as the high fares.

30 Second Downloads

USDA recalls select frozen taquitos that may contain plastic

Volunteers needed to be advocates for Tarrant County kids in foster care

Dallas-based education developer donating app to help kids bridge learning gaps during pandemic

Don't Miss

Popular

Latest News

More News