Posts Tagged ‘airline fares’

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    Marginal Utility: Airline Fares and Fees

    Mar 29, 13 • 98 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    On my recent flight to San Francisco, I had baggage fees and reservation change fees. My exit row cost me more and if I not brought my banana and yogurt, I would have had to pay for food. I was amazed by how much the extras cost. And now, there’s talk...

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    Pricing Airline Tickets

    Aug 27, 10 • 114 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic HistoryNo Comments

    During the 1970s, a ticket to fly between New York and Washington, D.C. cost $50 whereas one between Los Angeles and San Francisco-almost twice the distance-cost only $40.  Why? Before deregulation in 1978, the interstate airline industry was...