Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Airline phasing out small jets, small cities

This is a trend that's been reported on this blog and elsewhere for several years, and now is a good time for an update: Airlines are increasingly phasing out the use of the hundreds of small jets, with 50 or fewer seats, and ending or cutting service to many smaller cities because of the cost of fuel. Read more in a good AP story here ...

Airline phasing out small jets, small cities

This is a trend that's been reported on this blog and elsewhere for several years, and now is a good time for an update: Airlines are increasingly phasing out the use of the hundreds of small jets, with 50 or fewer seats, and ending or cutting service to many smaller cities because of the cost of fuel. Read more in a good AP story here ...

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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