United Airlines has announced it will “strengthen” its Newark hub by weakening — in fact eliminating for the most part — its JFK connection. In a news release designed to put a pretty face on the decision, United painted it as a chance to bring is “p.s.” aka “premium service” to Newark, making travelers’ trips there even cozier than before.
As Gov. Chris Christie was turning down a chance to improve infrastructure — the Access to the Region’s Core tunnel — Denver grabbed the brass ring and built one of the largest airports in the world. This writer says that Denver has benefited from the decision and will continue to benefit as the economy improves.