passengers en Despite Huge Fuel Cost Increases, Networks Criticize Airfare Hikes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you think it has gotten pricey to fill up your car's gas tank, imagine having to fill the 50,000 gallon or larger tank on a 747. Jet fuel costs <a href="">51.4 percent</a> more than it did a year ago, according to IATA and that is taking a huge toll on the airlines.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Energy Media 2010 air airline airlineindustry airlines atc businesses cost Costs delays diming energyprices fees flight fuel increases industry Jet nickel passengers prices profit system year years Thu, 07 Apr 2011 21:44:00 +0000 admin 27532 at