Soaring Inflation: High Airfares Will Pummel Holiday Travelers as Cost of Jet Fuel Hits 7-Year High

Soaring Inflation: High Airfares Will Pummel Holiday Travelers as Cost of Jet Fuel Hits 7-Year High


Inflation still packs a wallop at 35,000 feet, as holiday travelers may find out next week.

With COVID-19 restrictions lifted, Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving. AAA predicts that, overall, 53.4 million Americans will be on the move.

The organization estimates that 4.2 million travelers will be flying, up 80 percent from a year ago but still 9 percent below the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

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But taking to the skies does not mean leaving behind the inflation that has become a defining hallmark of President Joe Biden’s America.

Jet fuel is now hitting levels not seen since 2014, according to CNBC.

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As of Nov. 10,

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