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Airfares go down for holiday season

October 31, 2008 9:43:45 AM PDT
Prices are going down for the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, as carriers deal with their worst year since at least 2005.Airfare experts say this doesn't usually happen, but as the economy slumps, fewer people are traveling.

Northwest started the rush Tuesday night with a broad holiday fare sale, and most other major carriers quickly matched the prices.

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