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KCMN with Rick Seaney

May 17, 2011|

Rick Seaney, co-founder of FareCompare.com - is a world-class air travel expert. He discusses the robust upcoming travel season that suggests that even with higher ticket prices, the desire for travel hasn't slowed.

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NBC on demand at -- Let's go to. That is fine Rick see any of fare compare dot com joins us there and if he would take this 700 dollar test and find out if you're going to die sooner or not I bet he would get on an airplane and take a trip. Because high prices on airlines apparently will not keep us from traveling this summer. Absolutely yeah you get passenger -- summer travel up almost 2%. Compared Leicester which was up pretty dramatically over the recession summer the previous here. -- -- What we -- stopping flying I mean normally you'd think we want a bit we're still valid. -- helping a little bit it's not great but it certainly ticking up I think. If you compare the difference and to 2007 we're still ten million passengers summer down from the highs in 2007. It's sort of creeping up but it definitely sort of year over year it's not it's not amazingly. -- I think heading back seats four -- -- several years right now. When you have more people chasing fewer seats that's a recipe for higher ticket prices. The next big holiday course Memorial Day and that's not that far -- are there still cheap flights to someplace good for that long weekend. More than we can just one of the few at times when you can actually -- pretty cheap -- style but -- -- -- -- by almost all the airlines. Including the low cost airlines that you -- a million sore right before you -- that memorial weekend is the time to go especially Eric and the city. Other deals out of Kansas City other destinations places we ought to be looked into this it's great. Do these all across the country in Kansas City is one of the cheapest city that -- out there right now he'd have played it like Washington DC Baltimore 160 dollars round trip to Atlanta one made me. New Orleans one -- -- -- 200 New York you can lucky and other cities around the country to be barely under 300. You know right now candidate he's averaging that you know at least fifty to sixty dollars below the rest of the country. -- guess we can find those fares fare compared outcome. That you can find them -- of the -- 5% surge on southwest -- Republican they don't participate but. And that's really what helping drive the price down. Rick CD founder CEO fare compare dot com appreciate it great talking actually. -- Kansas city's morning news with DJ back there and Ellen -- we -- it's five. Radio 98 and now 98 point one FM KM BEZ.

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