the cost of flying

The Cost of Flying

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Think you got a good deal on your next flight, take a closer look.

Sometimes you're shopping around for a plane ticket and you find a deal too good to be true. Then when you purchase it you notice the line extra fees has driven up the price. So what's behind the extra cost? Here is a breakdown from Business Insider on what else you're paying for besides a seat.

Besides taxes you have a $4.50 charge for each airport that you land in. So on a roundtrip ticket with a layover each way, you're looking at an extra $18. Then you have a segment tax to pay for each time the plane you're on takes off and lands. This is usually just over $4 each time.  read more »