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Rising fuel costs push up air fares, again

This is getting to be routine, unfortunately. The rising cost of jet fuel, caused by turmoil in the Mideast and in Libya in particular, has prompted major airlines to increase fares again, the second time this week. Look for hefty fuel surcharges this summer, especially on international flights. Read a little more detail here.

Rising fuel costs push up air fares, again

This is getting to be routine, unfortunately. The rising cost of jet fuel, caused by turmoil in the Mideast and in Libya in particular, has prompted major airlines to increase fares again, the second time this week. Look for hefty fuel surcharges this summer, especially on international flights. Read a little more detail here.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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