From Chris Briem at Null Space Delta Watch - Cincy negotiating to keep international flights. Airlines are now threatening to move flights out of cities unless the city guarantees a certain number of passengers or revenue.
Original article here.
This is of course a terrible idea (unless you personally fly direct from CVG to London).
(In 1840 Cincinnati was the the sixth largest city in the US. In 2000 it was 63rd. (the metro area of course is larger, ranking 23rd in 2000). This relative decline is not reversible by direct flights to a few foreign cities.