Overlooking the ramp at Akron-Canton, Airport Director Fred Krum reaches into a desk drawer and pulls out his most prized possession. Like a man handling precious parchment, he reverently places it on his desk and smiles. "This is our Napkin Plan," he says. His aim: Nonstop service to 20 destinations. "We're at 13," he comments. Ah, the mythic cocktail napkin, first discovered by Herb Kelleher and company in the late 1960s and perhaps perfected by Krum and companions in the mid-1990s. ...

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