May 25, 2018

Analysis: Bradley airfares lowest since 2000

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Flyers traveling out of Bradley International Airport are experiencing the lowest airfares since 2000, according to research by a trade group representing the nation's largest airlines.

According to Airlines for America, Connecticut airfares have decreased 11 percent since 2000, with the average one-way airfare from the Windsor Locks airport costing about $197.

A variety of low-cost carriers in Connecticut have helped keep airline prices down, the research found.

Spirit Airlines, known for its low-cost airfares, is among the carriers that has lowered ticket prices at Bradley since 2017.

Officials from Airlines for America say JetBlue will also increase its flights out of Bradley by almost 15 percent vs. 2015.

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