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Headlines Are Telling Us That Air Fares Are Going To Go Through The Roof! Don't Believe It.

Everyone thinks they know the “law” of supply and demand means: cut the supply of something, and the price of it will rise. But the nation’s biggest airlines once again are out to prove that common understanding of this much more complex and heavily nuanced economic “law” to be, if not [...]
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