The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "air-fare" ...
The Wall Street Journal reports on the extraordinary life expectancy of planes model Boeing 737. As for many years the industry has trained pilots ways to fly to keep planes running longer, this has caused for old planes to remain in service and accumulate. The story finds that, in the long run, "a jet surplus undermines airline stability" and leads to ticket pricing wars.
This series focuses on the increase in air fares in Des Moines, a city which suffered the highest increase in the fares in the U.S. The article explains how the increase in prices has had an affect on the number of passengers.