Business Travel News: Philadelphia Airport To Pittsburgh
Philadelphia Travel Update: Fares From The Philadelphia Airport To Pittsburgh Are Going Up In January.
According to The Philadelphia Business Journal, fares between The Philadelphia Airport to and from Pittsburgh are set to increase in January 2012.
If you are planning travel that includes a non-stop flight from Philadelphia Airport to Pittsburgh, be ready to pay more. Why? Southwest Airlines has determined to terminate this flight from their schedule, leaving US Airways as the only provider of this non-stop service. Naturally, the decreased selection and availability puts US Airways in the position to charge more. If they are the only game in town, they can ask for anything they wish in terms of fares. As unfair as this seems, it is still travel business 101.
According to The Philadelphia Business Journal, a flight from The Philadelphia Airport to Pittsburgh that will cost about $100 on January 4th, 2012 will cost you $700 only one week later.
The solution? So far, you have 2 possible solutions to this business travel dilemma.
If you are willing to add a layover in either Detroit or Washington, you can keep the round trip cost to about $200 or less according to The Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
As one person commented on this blog from The Philadelphia Business Journal, the 4 to 5 hour drive between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh may make more sense, especially if you are equipped with satellite radio and other amenities that make a long drive easier.
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