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Summer Airfares Likely to Remain Expensive

Travelers hoping to find airfare bargains this summer are likely to be disappointed, according to industry analysts. Faced with expanded competition, many airlines haven't been charging enough to break even. But as fuel costs have risen, so have ticket prices -- by 10 percent or more.

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Kathleen Schalch
Kathleen Schalch is a general assignment reporter on NPR's national desk. Her coverage can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.