When politics are tightly intertwined in the operations of airports then perhaps it should not be surprising when the airport operators get political. In Washington, DC that takes the form of objecting to a proposed exemption to the perimeter rule at Reagan National (DCA). But does the logic hold up??
Alaska Airlines dumps Dallas-Washington, DC/New York City routes
Alaska Airlines is pulling the plug on Virgin America’s mid-continent hub at Dallas’s Love Field; routes to NYC’s LaGuardia and Wasington, DC’s Reagan National are being slashed later this year.