Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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PHL-BOS: The power of a monopoly airline route

Inquirer beat reporter Linda Loyd has a good story today detailing the long-expected impact of the end of Southwest service on the PHL- Boston Logan route: Fares have shot to the stratosphere on the only carrier left with nonstop flights, a rerun of the gouging US Airways used to do before it had competition on the route. Read it all here ...

PHL-BOS: The power of a monopoly airline route

Inquirer beat reporter Linda Loyd has a good story today detailing the long-expected impact of the end of Southwest service on the PHL- Boston Logan route: Fares have shot to the stratosphere on the only carrier left with nonstop flights, a rerun of the gouging US Airways used to do before it had competition on the route. Read it all 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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