Business travelers adjust to more regional service

05/7/2009 | NYTimes.com

The New York Times reports business travelers are spending more of their time on regional aircraft, with 75% of U.S. airports served exclusively by smaller planes. Experts say regionals let airlines offer more daily flights while maintaining air service to smaller markets that lack the demand for wide-body jets. Though business travelers complain of cramped quarters and inconvenient luggage policies, they say they appreciate the chance to fly to out-of-the-way cities while building their frequent-flier balances.

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