3. Demand is still high
Though airfare has been rising, the thirst for travel has not gone down. The improving economy has been keeping travel steady despite costs. Last year for example, there were five consecutive holiday travel periods that saw an increase in fliers over 2009, according to reports by automobile club AAA. This year travel is expected to go up as well, but with prices skyrocketing there's going to be a point when the price will dissuade travelers from taking that flight.
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