Air travel is reputed to be cheaper than in the past, aviation experts say, even though add-on fees often give travellers the impression they are being fleeced for seats. Photo: EPA

Why airlines get away with charging more for plane tickets

The main culprit for additional costs is the concept of unbundling, which only emerged once airlines were forced to create new revenue lines

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Air travel is reputed to be cheaper than in the past, aviation experts say, even though add-on fees often give travellers the impression they are being fleeced for seats. Photo: EPA
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