Good day at ABE airport: AirTran landing
ABE, or Lehigh Valley International Airport, serving Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, gets a new airline today. AirTran Airways, one of the healthiest low-cost carriers in the business, starts flights to Orlando, four days a week, and to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., three days a week. Smart moves by AirTran at one of the numerous U.S. airports that have been hurt by capacity cutbacks at the major network carriers. No news stories yet on this but here's AirTran's news release on the launch.