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People Are Going Places

Category : Blog

When it comes to airfares, America has become affordable again.
No, I’m not talking about flying within the U.S.—I’m talking about flying from the U.S.

This summer, thanks to a parade of disruptor airlines from overseas, it’s now cheaper to fly from Oakland to Copenhagen than it is to fly from Oakland to Phoenix.

It’s less expensive to fly from Shanghai to San Francisco than it is from San Francisco to New York.

The airfare from Oakland to Denmark? It’s as low as $170, one way, on Norwegian.

From Shanghai to San Francisco, it’s as low as $677, round trip.  Want to fly from Zurich to New York? Most legacy carriers will charge you in excess of $1300 in coach.

But on Airberlin, try $575. These fares will continue throughout the summer.  It’s the result of an increased number of long-haul flights at a time when fewer folks are flying to the U.S.  Courtesy of Peter Greenberg