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Air fare for travel on Thanksgiving up in Boston, US

Diani Matos won’t be going home to Puerto Rico this Thanksgiving. The 19-year-old Simmons College junior started looking for plane tickets over the summer, hoping for something in the $300 range. But when the best she could do was $580 for a round trip, she resigned herself to catching a bus or train to visit her cousins in New Jersey.

“I get sad when I find really high prices,” she said, “because I know I’m not going to be able to go home.”

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