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Airline fares rise again with high oil prices

American Airlines will increase ticket prices for U.S. travel by $10 per round trip because of rising fuel costs.
April 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The skyrocketing price of jet fuel is prompting two major airlines to raise fares.

United and Continental Airlines are raising some U.S. airfares by $10 per round trip. So far, no other airlines have raised their prices.

Last week, United and Continental started the push for a fare increase and were joined by Delta, American and U.S. Airways. But the low-cost airlines decided not to go along and the plan collapsed.

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