United, Continental hike fares $10

By Associated Press
Posted April 1 at 1:45 p.m.

United and Continental are raising some U.S. airfares by $10 per round trip. Airfare experts said that as of midday Friday, other airlines had not matched the higher prices.

The airlines face sharply higher costs for fuel, one of their biggest expenses. They have pushed through at least six broad price increases this year, but the last two in March failed when some airlines declined to go along.

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