Monday, September 22, 2014
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US Airways matches Southwest's PHL-BOS fares

This morning's update in The Inquirer on yesterday's big news -- Southwest will start nonstop PHL-Boston flights on June 27 -- includes new information about US Airways response to the announcement. PHL's Big Kahuna lowered its nonstop fares as displayed in online travel agency Web sites from $550 each way for most seats (plus taxes and fees), even with advance purchase, to $59 (plus taxes and fees) for advance purchase tickets. Here's this morning's full story.

US Airways matches Southwest's PHL-BOS fares

This morning's update in The Inquirer on yesterday's big news -- Southwest will start nonstop PHL-Boston flights on June 27 -- includes new information about US Airways response to the announcement. PHL's Big Kahuna lowered its nonstop fares as displayed in online travel agency Web sites from $550 each way for most seats (plus taxes and fees), even with advance purchase, to $59 (plus taxes and fees) for advance purchase tickets. Here's this morning's full story.  

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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