A plane takes off over a departure board at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta. Airfare has risen nearly 12 percent since the recessionary low in 2009, when adjusted for inflation, according to an Associated Press analysis of fare data from the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and more than 9,400 travel agencies, including online sites like Expedia and Orbitz.
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published Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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NEW YORK — The price of flying continues to climb, with the average domestic roundtrip ticket, including tax, reaching $363.42 last year, up more than $7 from the prior year.