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Delta raises fares on last-minute ticket purchases
Delta raised fares by $20 on tickets purchased within seven days of departure.
Rick Seaney, founder of FareCompare.com, which tracks fares, says the latest hike appears to be aimed at business travelers who are more inclined to buy last-minute fares. “Such last-minute purchases are largely the realm of the road warrior,” he said in an email.