This happens on a daily basis, automatically, airlines say.
When a plane has empty seats, prices can drop to $100 for a flight. When a plane is full, as almost every flight out of Ft Lauderdale and Miami is now, the computers adjust prices higher, to $1,000 or more.
Delta says fliers hit with ridiculous fare quotes should call the airline, which may be able to help them find a cheaper way out of Florida.
Meantime,, the Florida Attorney General says anyone who suspects gouging during this official State of Emergency should report it to the AG's office at 1-866-9-NO-SCAM.
That way you don't waste your money.
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