Thursday, December 25, 2014

Four U.S. airlines compete for slots at Tokyo airport

Four U.S. airlines have applied to the Department of Transportation for rights to fly to Tokyo's close-in Haneda Airport, a coveted facility that could help the carriers attract more high-paying business travelers. The AP has a good story explaining it all and providing details of which airline applied for which route to Japan. Note that US Airways from PHL is not one of the route applications. Find the AP story here,

Four U.S. airlines compete for slots at Tokyo airport

Four U.S. airlines have applied to the Department of Transportation for rights to fly to Tokyo's close-in Haneda Airport, a coveted facility that could help the carriers attract more high-paying business travelers. The AP has a good story explaining it all and providing details of which airline applied for which route to Japan. Note that US Airways from PHL is not one of the route applications. Find the 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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