For would-be holiday travelers, maybe. For airlines, maybe not. It will depend on what happens in two key areas—first, whether the recent flight cuts have given the airlines the leverage they need to raise ticket prices; and second, how the global recession affects consumers' travel spending. How many people will fly over this Christmas holiday, and how much they'll pay for their tickets, hinges on these two factors.
We'll help you, our readers, by keeping you up-to-date on the latest, greatest holiday airfares. You can help us (and your fellow readers) by answering four questions regarding your Christmas travel plans. We'll compile the results and report back to you. Your responses will help us get a feel for how the Christmas travel period will play out.
Please, take a moment to take our Christmas travel survey.