American Airways will use buses for hops to Philadelphia

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — American Airways has employed a bus firm to hold passengers between Philadelphia and two airports which might be solely a brief hop away by air.

The service will begin June 3 between Philadelphia Worldwide Airport and airports in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey, the airline mentioned Thursday with the bus firm known as Landline.

Landline and American pitched the bus service as a neater approach to get between the Philadelphia airport and Lehigh Worldwide Airport in Allentown 73 miles away, and Atlantic Metropolis Worldwide Airport, 56 miles away. Brian Znotins, American’s vp of community planning, mentioned it will assist prospects hook up with the airline’s worldwide flights from Philadelphia.

American’s regional affiliate, American Eagle, operates flights from Allentown to Chicago and Charlotte, North Carolina. The Fort Value, airline doesn’t serve Atlantic Metropolis.

Landline, based mostly in Fort Collins, Colorado, has comparable offers with United Airways in Denver and Solar Nation Airways in seven cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The corporate mentioned it raised $28 million to broaden its geographic attain.

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