Definition of airfare in English:



  • The price to be paid by an aircraft passenger for a particular journey.

    ‘save a bundle in airfare by flying standby’
    • ‘Price airfares and vacation packages on several different sites to see what the average rate is for your travel dates.’
    • ‘Wong says the increase in Australian visitors is due mainly to better airfares and more convenient aircraft connections in and out of Auckland.’
    • ‘I would then expect to see a corresponding increase in airfares that surviving airlines will heartily embrace.’
    • ‘This is the newest trend in searching for airfares.’
    • ‘The site aims to find you the best real-time prices on airfares by trawling 35 airlines and travel websites.’
    • ‘The fall in the price of airfares, thanks to seasonal reductions in September being greater than in the same month last year, was mirrored on a smaller scale by reduced prices for sea travel.’
    • ‘But perhaps more significantly, the move reflects the growing ability of discount airlines to dictate airfares.’
    • ‘With airfares at historic lows and fuel prices soaring, even full planes may not be enough to turn the tide at some airlines.’
    • ‘Theoretically, fewer airlines should mean higher airfares.’
    • ‘You'll find the best prices on airfares if you can be flexible about dates and time.’
    • ‘Critics have charged the airline was reckless in reducing airfares during such a turbulent time in the industry.’
    • ‘As low-cost carriers began to offer $200 airfares, the public became enraged that prices had been so high for so long.’
    • ‘The reason airfares are generally so much lower at Baltimore is the presence of low-cost carriers, like Southwest.’
    • ‘Stubbornly low airfares hurt the airlines, but the biggest culprit is the soaring cost of jet fuel.’
    • ‘That's probably bad news for the industry, which has blamed its billion dollar losses partially on persistently low airfares.’
    • ‘Travel to London or Amsterdam or choose Paris or Vienna and stay for up to six months with an airfare priced from $1799.’
    • ‘Many Wall Street analysts do not understand how lowering airfares will raise revenues.’
    • ‘The new Mayor is also concerned that the rising price of airfares may be having an impact on tourism in Killarney.’
    • ‘Since Vanguard stopped flying, airfares have risen in Kansas City and service has diminished.’
    • ‘If the fare for both business and leisure travelers was the same, leisure airfares would have to rise to make up the difference.’