Thursday, August 27, 2015

US Airways, City continue debating PHL expansion plans

The debate continues between US Airways and the City over whether to expand PHL runways and rebuild most of its air field. Are these necessary improvements or costly enhancements that won't relieve air traffic congestion and chronic delays? The story has been covered extensively by Inquirer reporters Linda Loyd and her successor on the airline and PHL beat, Paul Nussbaum. The most recent exchange of opinions between US CEO Doug Parker and Mayor Nutter is in a Sunday Inquirer story, reposted here to create a longer-lasting archival record for easy reference.

US Airways, City continue debating PHL expansion plans

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The debate continues between US Airways and the City over whether to expand PHL runways and rebuild most of its air field. Are these necessary improvements or costly enhancements that won't relieve air traffic congestion and chronic delays? The story has been covered extensively by Inquirer reporters Linda Loyd and her successor on the airline and PHL beat, Paul Nussbaum. The most recent exchange of opinions between US CEO Doug Parker and Mayor Nutter is in a Sunday Inquirer story, reposted here to create a longer-lasting archival record for easy reference. 

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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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