The worst economy in at least 40 years remains the biggest challenge for US airports and they are doing all they can to retain air service as airlines cut back on flights, says Airports Council International-North America President Greg Principato. "Airports are cutting their budgets to make it possible for airlines to serve their communities," he tells ATW's Airports Today, adding that they have been forced to furlough or lay off employees as carriers have reduced service. But the economic ...

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