Thursday, February 26, 2015

Small airlines keep popping up

We may be in a new era, not just for the major airlines (see the post just below) but for small ones, too: Some of the relative newcomers seem to have found a formula for making money that so many little airlines couldn't find in years past. A recent Sunday New York Times Practical Traveler column looked at some of the more successful smaller carriers, including Allegiant Air, which serves Lehigh Valley International (ABE), and Direct Air, with service to Newark. None of them at PHL yet. Read more about it here ....

Small airlines keep popping up

We may be in a new era, not just for the major airlines (see the post just below) but for small ones, too: Some of the relative newcomers seem to have found a formula for making money that so many little airlines couldn't find in years past. A recent Sunday New York Times Practical Traveler column looked at some of the more successful smaller carriers, including Allegiant Air, which serves Lehigh Valley International (ABE), and Direct Air, with service to Newark. None of them at PHL yet. Read more about it 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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