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Old 09-08-2020, 12:38 PM
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May be the routes I'm looking at, but ticket prices would lead you to believe they're making money hand over fist.
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I fly ALOT, sorry used to fly alot. I looked at some prices for several routes I normally fly and the prices are half what they usually are.
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I fly ever 4 weeks and the fares are definitely lower than average.
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Never saw fares as cheap as they are now.
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I just booked roundtrip from Boston to Orlando in November on JetBlue for $50. Silly.

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The flying we do for business is a lot less than it was before Covid.
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Interesting...Must just be the route (TPA-DEN) and the timing.
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They reducd the number of daily flights substantially in most places. Where you might have had four or five regional flights a day into a hub from some city, now you might have two. The planes are full.
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Tickets were really cheap. Then they got really expensive. Now it seems they are back to normal.

I couldn't believe how busy CLT was when I was there Saturday.
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I booked a flight for the Thanksgiving holiday and was shocked the price was so low($132 round trip) Didn't they get a little bailout money from the feds? Their stocks are still doing really good despite the sell-off in the markets.
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My options for this week’s flight (round trip) were $600 or $1600. Nothing in between.
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Just booked round trip MDW to New Orleans for travel this week, $120 each ticket. Cheaper than I’ve seen in years.
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JFK , last week.
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Just got back from Alaska yesterday round trip for $270. Flights are mostly full....... airports are not.

There are a lot less planes in the air. Not sure how they're going to keep the chem-trail levels in the normal range....
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Originally Posted by Bob1957 View Post

JFK , last week.
PBI was the same last week, was pretty eerie. After walking through out it for around 15 minutes I finally encountered someone. It's nice in away, plenty of parking, no lines and no waiting.
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This week I booked Florida to Michigan for deer season. Round trip direct flight was $67 before all the stupid fees and add-ons.

That's less than half what I've paid in the past.
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Originally Posted by gf View Post
I just booked roundtrip from Boston to Orlando in November on JetBlue for $50. Silly.
Was looking at the same thing today. 3 round trip tickets for less than it typically costs to buy 1!

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