Stat: Labor Day Flight Prices Could Spike August 9

According to a new study released by, Labor Day flight prices could be in for sharp climb starting August 9. 

Based on's historical search data, airfares for popular Labor Day travel destinations could begin to increase as much as 30 percent between August 9 and August 16. While prices fluctuated last year prior to August 8 (+/-10%), all markets experienced a dramatic price increase three weeks (August 9-16) before Labor Day. In some instances, the fare increase during that period was as much as 33 percent.