Airline Collusion and Price Fluctuations

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This fourth of July weekend, millions of Americans will be flying somewhere, and those holiday plane tickets probably didn’t come cheap. So this week’s announcement that the Department of Justice is investigating the four major airlines for collusion caught our attention. Given the turbulent history of the airline industry, consumers may always be in for a bumpy ride when it comes to fares.

Credits

Guest:
Seth Kaplan - aviation journalist

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath