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Despite Lower Fuel Costs, Airline Ticket Prices Are Up03:15

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A U.S. Airways Airbus A320 airplane takes off from a runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, September 23, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)closemore
A U.S. Airways Airbus A320 airplane takes off from a runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, September 23, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

While the cost of oil has been steadily dropping, domestic airline ticket prices have actually been climbing in 2016. NPR's Marilyn Geewax talks with Here & Now's Robin Young about why costs are up and what consumers are trying to do about it.

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This segment aired on March 4, 2016.

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