Priceline’s Airfare Index for Week of March 30, 2009

Priceline.com’s Airfare Index is a tracking barometer that looks for the largest week-to-week swings in average published-price roundtrip airfares for select markets. Each dollar amount shown is the average of the lowest fares returned through multiple airfare searches for flights that are at least 7 days away from departure. The percentage change compares fare averages for the current week with those from the previous week. Amounts shown include all taxes and airline fees. Airfare pricing is subject to change and there is no guarantee that any airfare will be available at the amounts shown.  Priceline.com Airfare Index For Week of March 30, 2009

Quick Analysis: The story this week is the increase in fares to and from Washington, DC. This is another good week for airfare deals to Las Vegas. Fares from Chicago also are down this week.
 

Fare changes for this week vs. last week

Route &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp New Price&nbspChange
 
Portland to Las Vegas &nbsp $  233 &nbsp -20%

Indianapolis to Orlando &nbsp $  214 &nbsp -16%

Chicago to Phoenix &nbsp $  280 &nbsp -14%

Chicago to San Francisco &nbsp $  283 &nbsp -14%

Seattle to Phoenix &nbsp $  266 &nbsp -12%

Dallas to Las Vegas &nbsp $  328 &nbsp -12%

Los Angeles to Miami &nbsp $  350 &nbsp -12%

Minneapolis to Los Angeles &nbsp $  259 &nbsp -11%

Minneapolis to Chicago &nbsp $  135 &nbsp -10%

Minneapolis to New York City &nbsp $  268 &nbsp -9%

Houston to Las Vegas &nbsp $  314 &nbsp -9%

Newark to Honolulu &nbsp $  674 &nbsp -9%

Minneapolis to Las Vegas &nbsp $  279 &nbsp -9%

Cleveland to Las Vegas &nbsp $  303 &nbsp -8%

Chicago to Dallas &nbsp $  273 &nbsp -8%

Washington, DC to Atlanta &nbsp $  262 &nbsp +9%

Washington, DC to Los Angeles &nbsp $  304 &nbsp +9%

Los Angeles to New York City &nbsp $  336 &nbsp +10%

Atlanta to San Francisco &nbsp $  344 &nbsp +10%

Detroit to Newark &nbsp $  215 &nbsp +10%

Washington, DC to Chicago &nbsp $  279 &nbsp +10%

Los Angeles to Washington, DC &nbsp $  293 &nbsp +10%

Washington, DC to Denver &nbsp $  292 &nbsp +10%

San Francisco to Washington, DC &nbsp $  292 &nbsp +11%

Los Angeles to Newark &nbsp $  378 &nbsp +11%

Washington, DC to Dallas &nbsp $  292 &nbsp +11%

New York City to Los Angeles &nbsp $  341 &nbsp+11%

Atlanta to Washington, DC &nbsp $  266 &nbsp +12%

Washington, DC to Boston &nbsp $  263 &nbsp +17%

Boston to Washington, DC &nbsp $  282 &nbsp +21%

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