Airline passengers face high ticket prices amid Southwest flight

As Southwest Airlines' flight cancellation wave continues, other major airlines have set pricing limitations, particularly in Southwest's locations, to help stranded flyers.

Learn More

Arrow

American, United, and Delta will limit fares in all Southwest cities until Monday.

Learn More

Arrow

Despite the announcements, airfare data indicates high costs to and from several affected destinations.

Learn More

Arrow

Over the next five days, Google flight information shows one-way rates from Southwest hubs Nashville International, Ronald Reagan Washington International

Learn More

Arrow

A one-way ticket from Nashville, Tennessee, to Denver International Airport, two hubs hit hard by this week's aircraft cancellations, cost over $600 on Friday.

Learn More

Arrow

A Friday one-way airfare from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles International Airport cost over $1,000.

Learn More

Arrow

Nashville music professional Suzanne Durham spent Christmas in Boston and was flying home Monday on Southwest. After her original flight was canceled

Learn More

Arrow

I couldn't believe the price when I booked the flight," Durham added in a follow-up interview. American did not identify the ticket class, although it was business class.

Learn More

Arrow

“It wasn’t even first class,” Durham added. "They are absolutely price gouging, in my opinion."

Learn More

Arrow

Durham tweeted her displeasure Monday, and an American Airlines spokesperson confirmed "fares are up to some destinations."

Learn More

Arrow

5 Spiciest Dishes

Catch The Swimming Monkeys

More Stories

Hikes Off The Beaten Trail