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Trib Thursday wrap editorial: What's the full 'ticket' price?

| Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, 9:00 p.m.

The Allegheny County Airport Authority isn't saying just how much in incentives it paid to land Qatar Airways' cargo service at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Documentation shows it spent $1.8 million (including more than $500,000 from a state grant) to buy ground-service equipment, which we're told other airlines will use in the future. But the authority has declined to identify additional incentives, which were redacted in response to a Trib right-to-know request.

The public has every right to know exactly what's covered in this substantial “ticket” to Pittsburgh.

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