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Major Cities May Morph Into Minor Ones: Are Airlines to Blame?

Over the past few years, cities like Cincinnati and Pittsburgh lost nearly half their air service. Fewer flights and passengers mean spiking prices for travelers. And the trend is felt across the local economies, as major businesses relocate -- often citing the lack of affordable travel options. We explore the impact of declining airports.

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