As of Friday, a $5-$10 fare increase per one-way ticket on most US domestic airline tickets appeared to be holding, with American, Continental, Northwest, United and US Airways matching an earlier action by Delta Air Lines. LCCs America West and JetBlue also said they will raise fares in certain markets. This is the eleventh time this year that airlines have been able to push through a fare increase, JP Morgan analyst Jamie Baker stated. Additionally, Canadian LCC WestJet announced that it ...

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