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Airfare Hikes Timeline 2007 – 2009

June 12, 2008 | Posted in:

Year

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Airfare Hike Attempts

Airfare Hike “Successes”

Attempted Base Airfare Hike Attempts

Attempted Fuel Surcharge Hike Attempts

Initiated Most Hikes

2009

4

4

11

11

United (13)

2008

22

15

11

11

United (13)

2007

23

17

United (7)

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“Successful” Airfare Hike – All six legacy airlines (American, Delta, Continental, Northwest, United, US Airways) match on more then 2/3 of their route system

2007 Airfare Hike Timeline >>

2009
  1. June 16th, initiated by Delta/NW and US Airways, $20 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  2. June 24th, initiated by American, $10-$20 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  3. July 16th, initiated by Delta/NW, $10 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  4. December 30th, initiated by United, $6-$10 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
2008
  1. January 3rd, initiated by United, $10 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  2. January 11th, initiated by United, $30 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, unsuccessful
  3. January 17th, initiated by American, $20 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, unsuccessful
  4. January 24th, initiated by Continental, $20 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  5. February 22nd, initiated by United, $10 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  6. February 28th, initiated by Delta, $10 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  7. March 7th, initiated by United, $10 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  8. March 14th, initiated by United, $4 – $50 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  9. March 19th, initiated by Delta, $10 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, unsuccessful
  10. March 27th, initiated by Delta, $10 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, unsuccessful
  11. April 9th, initiated by United, $4 – $30 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  12. April 15th, initiated by United, $10 – $20 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  13. April 24th, initiated by United, $4 – $70 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  14. April 28th, initiated by Delta, $10 and $40 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  15. May 7th, initiated by Delta, $20 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  16. May 22nd, initiated by United, $10 – $60 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  17. June 7th, initiated by American, $20 roundtrip, base airfare hike, unsuccessful
  18. June 9th, initiated by United, $20 roundtrip, base airfare hike, unsuccessful
  19. June 11th, initiated by American, $20 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  20. June 26th, initiated by Southwest, $10-$20 roundtrip, United $20-$40 roundtrip, Delta $20-$30 roundtrip, base airfare hike, successful
  21. July 2nd, initiated by United, $20 roundtrip, fuel surcharge hike, successful
  22. August 28, inited by United $20 roundtrip, base airfare hike, unsuccessful
  23. 2007 Airfare Hike Timeline >>