Why Is Flying So Expensive, & Then How Are Budget Airlines So Cheap?

I suppose if you’re into the points & miles game, flights can be expensive, but if you’re paying with cash then they can be REALLY expensive. Were they always this much? Well, yes. And sometimes no. Depending. It’s complicated.

And if you think about it, it’s just bizarre that a major airline, like Delta, American and United can charge $300 or $400 for a one-way flight across the country, while an airline like Frontier can have sales and heck, I could potentially fly to California from here in Orlando for $64 (or even $59 if I was a member of their Discount Den).

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So why are the “big guys” so expensive and how do the budget airlines manage to stay so cheap? Again, it’s complicated. But these might explain it:

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AMEX Restaurant Offers, Your Options With Southwest Leaving EWR, Free Credit Monitoring For Life?, & More!

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Dear TSA: I Can Explain!, Did Time To Receive Passport Just Triple?, Best Airlines To Pick For Your AMEX Air Travel Credit, & More!

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Using United Miles When We Won’t Fly United, Why People Fart More On Planes, What To Do With Citi ThankYou Points, & More!

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