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    Your Airfare and Airline Profits

    Jul 1, 12 • 259 Views • Labor, Regulation, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    What does your airline ticket pay for? In order of size, these represent the expenses for a US Airways flight according to WSJ journalist Scott McCartney: Fuel (close to 30%) Salaries (maybe 20%) Buying and leasing planes (16%) Federal taxes (14%) Total