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Summer travel expected to increase — and so are airfares

As omicron numbers continue to fall, Americans are starting to think about summer travel. Early indicators show that travel spending could exceed pre-pandemic levels.

But the enthusiasm to travel might be dampened a little by rising fuel prices and persistent inflation, which are likely to result in fare increases.

Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins talks to transportation analyst Seth Kaplan about the ups and downs of this summer’s travel season.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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