Delta Airlines today initiated $10 domestic airfare increases on more than 18,000 different pairs of cities, according to Farecompare.com.
This is the second week in a row when a major airline has started a round of fare increases. Last week United started the fare increases, and all the major carriers had followed along by early Tuesday.
The airlines are battling fuel price increases. So far, the fare hikes have not driven down business enough that they are beginning to have a negative effect on airlines’ total revenues.
Last year, airlines tried 23 times to start…