What’s Happening with the East Coast Shuttles?

I thought I’d pass along an interesting article about what’s happening with the US Airways and Delta Shuttles (as you might have guessed, what’s happening isn’t good).  The short version is that Wall Street misery + Acela = mess.  During the first half of the year, some months saw load factors in the 36% range (that is not good), and a 17% drop in passengers year-over-year.  Ouch.  The airlines are loathe to cut any flights from the Shuttle schedule (as that would no longer make it a shuttle), but the shuttle’s days as we know it may be numbered.  Which is fine with me, as the Acela blows away Shuttle service.

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