Though consumer prices remained flat in December, airline fares kept up their slow march higher...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though consumer prices remained flat in December, airline fares kept up their slow march higher to notch a 2.1% rise for the year. Analysts note the ARCA Airline Index (XAL) is up 10% YTD and could have the legs to run higher as fare hikes trickle down to the bottom lines of carriers.