Saturday, May 23, 2015

Small cities everywere losing air service

Another way major airlines have been shaving costs during the current economic slowdown is to focus service on their hubs (PHL is one) and reduce or eliminate many routes to small U.S. cities. The New York Times business travel columnist Joe Sharkey has a good news story today about the latest round of flight cuts, these planned by Delta. Read it here ....

Small cities everywere losing air service

Another way major airlines have been shaving costs during the current economic slowdown is to focus service on their hubs (PHL is one) and reduce or eliminate many routes to small U.S. cities. The New York Times business travel columnist Joe Sharkey has a good news story today about the latest round of flight cuts, these planned by Delta. Read 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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