November 4, 2008

Cheapflights.Com’s Travel Price Index – Los Angeles

The City of Angels has one more gift to add its repertoire of making dreams come true: cheap airline tickets. According to the latest Travelnomics report released today by travel search engine, California flyers will have an easier time finding cheap departing Los Angeles flights compared to the rest of the country. In "Travelnomics: The Travel Price Index," flight prices from 30 U.S. markets are compared to the cost of living index in those cities. Los Angeles came in below the index, signaling an opportunity for West Coast travelers to book now and save.

"Los Angeles flights are easily affordable, thanks in part to the various airlines with hubs at LAX and the option of traveling from more than one area airport," said Carl Schwartz, chief travel officer for "Our index shows that Los Angeles airline deals are available and immediate, and travelers should book now in order to take advantage of these cheap flights."

The other cities ranking as the most affordable to fly from include New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Chicago.

Cheapflights pulled Los Angeles airfare deals from its database containing millions of cheap flight deals and hundreds of deals partners. The cost-of-living data is supplied by the Economic Research Institute.

About is the best place to find cheap flight deals and up-to-date travel information. As a leading U.S. travel search engine, the site publishes one of the largest selections of airfare deals available online from a huge range of flight providers. Every day, travelers can search more than one million flight deals from both traditional and low-cost airlines, as well as smaller specialty-travel providers, plus handpicked deals and flight offers exclusive to The site's Flight & Travel Info section and Flight News blog are packed with destination travel guides, travel tips, news and information to help flyers enjoy the best possible travel experience, every time they fly.