The graph below was created using Google’s graph tools.
The line graph shows the average US air fares for each year from 2001 to 2010. Fares are based on round-trip or one-way for which no return was purchased. Fares are also based on the total ticket price (including taxes and other fares), paid at the time of purchase.
The data in the graph was collected by the US Department of Transportation. Data used for the graph can be seen by clicking here. This takes you to a US Department of Transportation site.
Data in the graph shows that companies are likely to pay an average of $300 to $400 per ticket over the next few years for their business traveling. Such information might be useful in preparing budgets.