US Airways raises ticket costs, calls it a surcharge

Is it any wonder that many travelers have a sort of low-grade anger all the time about airlines? US Airways says it's adding a 5 percent surcharge to all tickets after May 8. Also, other carriers increased their surcharges for certain days this spriung.

Remember, these are not a fare increase, they're a surcharge, but can you tell the difference? We know that with the big capacity cuts, it's going to cost more to fly next spring and summer. I guess we should be grateful that now we know that in addition to higher fares that come with fewer available seats, we have a predictable "surcharge" to add to the cost. Read more here.

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