Thursday, December 18, 2014

Direct Air cancels all its flights; served ABE

Hello ... back from another long break of the kind afforded the semi-retired ... with unfortunate news for customers of Direct Air, a public charter carrier that served some secondary airports, including ABE (Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton), also known as Lehigh Valley. Direct Air canceled all its flights today, leaving some passengers stranded away from home and airports (ABE included) holding the bag for services rendered but not paid for. Read what little more is known here ....

Direct Air cancels all its flights; served ABE

Hello ... back from another long break of the kind afforded the semi-retired ... with unfortunate news for customers of Direct Air, a public charter carrier that served some secondary airports, including ABE (Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton), also known as Lehigh Valley. Direct Air canceled all its flights today, leaving some passengers stranded away from home and airports (ABE included) holding the bag for services rendered but not paid for. Read what little more is known 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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