Since 2000, the cost of many everyday items has grown sharply,
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Air Travel Remains a Bargain

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Since 2000, the cost of many everyday items has grown sharply, with the exception of air travel.

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Air Travel Remains a Bargain

  1. 1. Since 2000, the cost of many everyday items has grown sharply, Inflation (U.S. Consumer Price Index) +33% Postage (First Class Stamp) +36% +141% +147% Air Travel (Round Trip Domestic Fare + Fees) NFL Game (Non-Premium Ticket) Gasoline (Per Gallon Unleaded) College Education (Public University Undergraduate Annual Tuition) +59% +19% Sources: Air Travel: BTS.gov, Inflation: BLS.gov, Postage: USPS.com, NFL Game: NFL.com, Gasoline: EIA.gov, College Education: CollegeBoard.org Airfare remains a true bargain and has risen less than overall U.S. inflation. For more information, visit Airlines.org

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