SOME firms go where the in-crowd goes. Others prefer places where the competition isn't. In this spirit, United Airlines has decided to scrap its small presence at JFK, New York's main airport. It will instead concentrate its resources at Newark, a smaller airport in New Jersey, at which it has a hub.United currently operates just 15 planes from JFK, flying transcontinentalroutes to places such as San Francisco and Los Angeles. These are typicallypremium-service flights, using aircraft withfewer seats and more flat beds to appeal to a wealthier clientele. But according to the Wall Street Journal, these routes have not made a profit since the carrier launched them seven years ago. Competition from other airlines based at JFK, such as JetBlue, American Airlines and Delta, whichoffer their own poshed-up services to the West Coast, have not helped. But operating them out of JFK also meant that it could not feed passengers into its network at Newark, from where it...Continue reading Click here to read full news..