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Want to visit Britain? 'Brexit' sends airfares to U.K. plunging by about 15%, study finds

Want to visit Britain? 'Brexit' sends airfares to U.K. plunging by about 15%, study finds

Airfares from the U.S. to Britain have dropped about 15% since the U.K. voted to pull out of the European Union last month.

But a study by Boston flight research site Hopper.com said fares to other destinations in Europe also have dropped, suggesting that other factors are at play besides the so-called Brexit vote and the resulting drop in the value of the British pound.

The study found that flights from the U.S. to Edinburgh, Scotland; London; and Manchester, England, dropped  7% to 18% in price since the Brexit vote. But flights to Paris, Madrid, Rome and Frankfurt, Germany, comparably dropped 14% to...

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