Airports brace for fewer flights, passengers

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Airports brace for fewer flights, passengers

Postby Greg on Sun Aug 10, 2008 9:43 pm

FORT WORTH, Texas - From his office overlooking the runways of one of the nation's busiest airports, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Chief Executive Jeffrey Fegan sees the slowdown coming this fall.

Airlines are cutting flights under the pressure of rising fuel costs, and that means fewer passengers and less money from parking and food concessions at DFW. For the first time in its 34-year history, the airport is freezing its budget and rethinking future expansion plans.
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