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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Official Airline Guide says North American air traffic at lowest level in 10 years

While looking for flights into Nassau, the Bahamas I was amazed at the limited amount of flight offering out of our area

Then I received a report from airline data company Official Airlines Guide (OAG) stating that North America air traffic is expected to hit its lowest level in a decade

OAG said that there will be nearly a million fewer seats available in this August compared to last August. Flights have decreased 2% and seats 1% for the first eight months of the year

North American airlines have excelled at managing their capacity, keeping planes full as they face a troubled economy and high fuel prices, OAG said.

What does this mean for you the traveler? HIGHER PRICES!!!