Airports offer incentives for increased long-haul routes

02/26/2008 | USA Today

Boston Logan International Airport is encouraging airlines to offer more intercontinental flights by reducing first-year landing fees and helping with advertising expenses. Boston is hardly alone in wooing airlines with incentives, as airports strive to attract carriers to their local communities in order to boost their local economies, offer more diverse service and route options, and increase competition to keep fares competitive as well.

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