Airline fare wars are making a comeback.

Don’t expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent years trying to eliminate.

Fliers have been able to fly Chicago to Boston for $80 roundtrip, San Francisco to Las Vegas for $67 roundtrip and New York to Los Angeles, with a connection, for $150 roundtrip.

“This is the big break consumers have been waiting for in response to lower fuel prices,” said Seth Kaplan, managing partner of industry newsletter Airline Weekly. Read more…

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Watch out for huge airfare deals as airlines stage fare wars