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2019 World Cup: 8 teams, 8 flights - see the cost of cheering on your team!

Jun 26, 2019 @ 02:45 AM / by Gerald Abbey


2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup started on June 7. Along with much of the world, we've been following along closely - cheering and thinking about the stats (because we love data) from the games so far. Below are some of the fun facts we've dug up:



The Final 8: What country's fans will pay the most for a flight to the Final in Lyon, France? 

AIRINC collects thousands of on-site prices from cities around the globe. In honor of this year's World Cup, we priced routes in our Airfare Database to see the cost of a flight from each of the final 8 nations to Lyon, France, the home of this year's final. The results are shown below:


*Average cost of all routes for fans of the final 16 teams to fly to Lyon, France is $946.47


Rank: Country: Cost:
1 United States $1200
2 Norway $  510
3 Germany $  490
4 Sweden $  460
5 Italy $  390
6 England $  380
7 Netherlands $  320
8 France (Paris to Lyon) $  190


*All prices listed in USD and quoted from AIRINC's Airfare Database on 6/21/19.


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Gerald Abbey

Written by Gerald Abbey

Gerry currently fills a dual role as a manager of expatriate housing within AIRINC’s Data and Analysis Department and as Social Media Marketing Manager. As a member of the housing team since 2009, Gerry helps train cost of living surveyors in international housing data collection and analysis methodology, and also assists in the quarterly release of housing and utility data for over 500 locations. Due to the ever changing mobility needs of AIRINC’s clients, Gerry is also working with a product development team to enhance AIRINC’s housing tools to better service our clients’ needs. As the managing editor for content, style, and publication of AIRINC’s blog, Gerry is able to cross-connect his wealth of data experience into valuable content for our global professional following. Before joining AIRINC, Gerry spent two years living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia on a Fulbright Scholarship, teaching and researching international instructional methodology.