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Airfares drop with fuel prices, but future's unclear

Airfares drop with fuel prices, but future's unclear

With airfares dropping early in 2015, some officials are optimistic that customers will continue to pay less compared to last year. The International Air Transport Association, which represents more than 250 airlines globally, estimated airfare could decrease as much as 5 percent compared to 2014 prices. "The industry outlook is improving," said Tony Tyler, the association's director general and chief executive officer, at the end of 2014. "It's a highly competitive industry and consumers — travelers as well as shippers — will see lower costs in 2015 as the impact of lower oil prices kicks in." Travel website Orbitz.com reported last week...

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