Remember the good ol’ days of air travel? You know, back in 1995 when things were easy. We didn’t have to deal with all these ancillary fees – we could just check our bag and get a delicious Saran-wrapped piece of “chicken,” and all for “free.” Everything was included and CHEAPER! Remember that?
Well, and I hate to be the bearer of bad news, that’s just not the case. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the average price of an airline ticket has decreased from 1995 by 19.6%. In constant dollars, the price of your base airline ticket is down almost one-fifth!
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