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Table 3. Inflation-Adjusted Average Domestic Airline Fares by Quarter

Dataset Table:

Quarter/Year Average Domestic Fare (2017$)
Average Fare in constant 2017 dollars ($) Quarter-to-Quarter Percent Change in Average Fare (%)
4Q 2015 377 -2.0
1Q 2016 375 -0.4
2Q 2016 360 -4.0
3Q 2016 352 -2.2
4Q 2016 354 0.6
1Q 2017 356 0.7
2Q 2017 359 0.6
3Q 2017 337 -6.0
4Q 2017 347 3.0

Notes:

Percent change based on unrounded numbers
* Fares for the most recent four quarters are in current dollars, not adjusted for inflation.

Description:

Quarter/YearAverage Domestic Fare (2017$)
Average Fare in constant 2017 dollars ($)Quarter-to-Quarter Percent Change in Average Fare (%)
4Q 2015377-2.0
1Q 2016375-0.4
2Q 2016360-4.0
3Q 2016352-2.2
4Q 20163540.6
1Q 20173560.7
2Q 20173590.6
3Q 2017337-6.0
4Q 20173473.0

Source:

Bureau of Transportation Statistics, https://www.bts.gov/explore-topics-and-geography/topics/air-fares