Fly.com study exposes overpriced flights for spring 2012
Analysis reveals how much consumers should be paying for flights this spring
Tuesday 03 April 2012
New research from travel experts and flight metasearch engine Fly.com has revealed a vast variation in the price of air fares being offered for travel this spring. This means that some travellers, especially those who are loyal to specific carriers, could be forking out hundreds of pounds more than others to travel to the same destination.
Having analysed, over the course of seven days, the flight search results of UK users looking to travel in April and May, the Fly.com study reveals the ‘fair price’ to pay for flights to popular spring destinations and warns consumers at which point they are being ripped off on overpriced air fares for their spring getaway.
Airlines typically have a limited supply of great value seats for each flight and flight prices tend to constantly fluctuate. This can mean that the price a consumer pays for any two seats on the same flight may differ by hundreds of pounds. Given the tough economic conditions and trend towards last minute bookings, we created this guide to help consumers determine what constitutes a fair flight price in the current market.
The fair price flight guide was calculated by looking at the highest and lowest returned prices on user searches for travel in April 2012. All prices stated are inclusive of tax but do not include baggage charges. Fly.com compiled the search results of its UK users over the course of the past seven days.
The Fly.com Fair Price Flight Guide for Spring 2012
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