The exhibit below offers a time series of the average “all-in” domestic round-trip airfare.1 Included in the “all-in” fare are the average base fare and the average bag and change fee revenue per passenger. All metrics are expressed in both current and inflation-adjusted dollars and do not include government-imposed taxes and fees.
1 Airfare data comes from the U.S. DOT Passenger Airline Origin and Destination Survey. The bag fee and change fee data comes from the U.S. DOT Form 41 Survey of U.S. Airlines.