US airlines, under fire from people trying to get flights out of southern Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma and seeing high fares, are putting caps on one-way direct fares for travel out of the state. Many people took to social media complaining of price gouging by US airlines as they scrambled to get out of the path of Irma, a category 5 hurricane that has already caused extensive destruction in the Caribbean. Early news images from the island of St Martin, which took a direct hit, show ...

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