air·​fare ˈer-ˌfer How to pronounce airfare (audio)
: fare for travel by airplane

Examples of airfare in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Besides the technical hassle of updating its software to reflect the DOT’s regulations, Google Flights should applaud anything that helps consumers find the lowest-cost airfare. Nerdwallet, The Mercury News, 31 May 2024 At Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, Larisa Latimer of New Lenox, Illinois, said her airfare was reasonable but other expenses for a getaway to New Orleans were not. David Koenig, Fortune, 24 May 2024 Prices vary, as costs like airfare fluctuate throughout the year. Maya Lora, Baltimore Sun, 2 May 2024 As millions of travelers plan to travel for Memorial Day weekend, Frontier Airlines is encouraging passengers to visit new places with deep discounts on airfares. Michael Cappetta, Travel + Leisure, 22 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for airfare 

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airfare was in 1917

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“Airfare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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