Holiday travelers brave the crowd and the weather at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday morning, Nov. 26, 2014. For the 2016 Christmas travel season, more travelers are flying this year compared to last year amid falling fare prices due to competition and more demand for air travel, according to airline industry experts. For 2016 Christmas travel, the average ticket price is down about 3.5 percent compared to last year, according to Chuck Thackston, managing director of enterprise information for the Arlington, Va.-based Airlines Reporting Corp.
Holiday travelers brave the crowd and the weather at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday morning, Nov. 26, 2014. For the 2016 Christmas travel season, more travelers are flying this year compared to last year amid falling fare prices due to competition and more demand for air travel, according to airline industry experts. For 2016 Christmas travel, the average ticket price is down about 3.5 percent compared to last year, according to Chuck Thackston, managing director of enterprise information for the Arlington, Va.-based Airlines Reporting Corp. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Holiday travelers brave the crowd and the weather at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday morning, Nov. 26, 2014. For the 2016 Christmas travel season, more travelers are flying this year compared to last year amid falling fare prices due to competition and more demand for air travel, according to airline industry experts. For 2016 Christmas travel, the average ticket price is down about 3.5 percent compared to last year, according to Chuck Thackston, managing director of enterprise information for the Arlington, Va.-based Airlines Reporting Corp. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

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