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United Hub Closing May Affect Akron Airport

United Hub Closing May Affect Akron Airport

(Green)- Akron-Canton Airport officials say time will tell whether United Airlines' closing of its hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will impact their operations.

Spokeswoman Kristie VanAuken says Southwest Airlines may expand its reach out of Cleveland, while keeping its daily flights at Akron-Canton.

VanAuken says an Akron-Canton Airport ad campaign touting Southwest's takeover of AirTran, and the lower fares it provides launched independently of United's decision to reduce flights in Cleveland.

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