NEW YORK (AP) — An industry group says the price of airlines tickets rose 5.5 percent during the first half of this year.
The Airlines Reporting Corp., which handles financial settlements between the airlines and third parties who sell tickets, said that January-June airfares are now 13 percent higher than they were just two years ago.
Airlines have been cutting flights and raising fares in an effort to be more profitable and offset the cost of oil.
The number of passengers buying tickets through the 16,000 travel agents working with ARC rose slightly, 0.5 percent from the prior year. Travel, however, is down 1.6 percent compared with two years ago.
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Ten University of South Alabama football players were honored with the release of the 2013 all- Sun Belt Conference teams on Wednesday, December 11, and Jaguar head coach Joey Jones was selected the league's Coach of the Year.
An arrest has been made in the robbery to the Country Breeze convenience store on Old Pascagoula Road in Grand Bay.
The Fairhope Police Department recently arrested three young men in connection with multiple cases of burglaries in town.
Three people are dead after a shooting near the University of South Alabama Tuesday, December 10. Mobile Police said China Barber, Augustus Bennett, and Robert Sprinkle were the victims of what police call a murder-suicide.
Mobile police have released the names of three shooting victims. Police say the shooting was the result of domestic violence.
Bay Area Food Bank, Christian Food Pantry, and American Flooring and Cabinets join together to feed families in need this Christmas season.