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What the Cost of Airline Fuel Means to You

September 13, 2019When most people think of gas prices, they understandably focus on the price they pay for gas at the pump. Yet the price that airlines pay for fuel also impacts millions of Americans.Whether a professional travelling for business, or a family visiting relatives for the holidays, the cost of jet fuel matters because it’s a major expense for airlines and thereby directly impacts the price of an airline ticket.Airlines are transporting record numbers of passengers—78...