Sunday, May 3, 2015

O'Hare airport expansion dispute rumbles on

The AP has a good story reporting on yesterday's meeting brokered by DOT Secretary LaHood between Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and the heads of American and United over paying for expansion of O'Hare Airport. The city and the airlines are in a dispute over how much the airlines -- and that means ultimately you, the airlines' customers -- will wind up paying per enplaned passenger to amortize the cost of the improvements. Read more about it here ...

O'Hare airport expansion dispute rumbles on

The AP has a good story reporting on yesterday's meeting brokered by DOT Secretary LaHood between Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and the heads of American and United over paying for expansion of O'Hare Airport. The city and the airlines are in a dispute over how much the airlines -- and that means ultimately you, the airlines' customers -- will wind up paying per enplaned passenger to amortize the cost of the improvements. Read more about it here ... 

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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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