7/7/2008

The soaring price of fuel is forcing airlines to cut flights at Connecticut's Bradley International Airport, including the airport's only international flight. The airport had sought the daily nonstop round-trip flight to Amsterdam operated by Northwest Airlines for years. This fall, Bradley will also lose its nonstop flights to Los Angeles and Denver. "With 85 to 90 percent of ticket costs going for fuel, Bradley, like every other airport, is vulnerable to flight reductions, especially the long-haul flights -- anything over 1,500 miles," said Kiran Jain, Bradley's marketing and route development director.

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