Four New Nonstop Destinations to Launch at RDU in November 

August capped off the busy summer travel season at RDU with 1,075,240 million passengers flying through the airport, an increase of 22% over August 2021. Passenger traffic for the year is at 78% of 2019 levels, an indication leisure travel slowed as summer ended.  “August is the last month of the busy summer travel seasonRead More

RDU Anticipates Busy Labor Day Weekend

Travelers Encouraged to Book Parking in Advance, Arrive Early: RDU expects more than 150,000 passengers to fly through the airport over Labor Day weekend, compared to 128,000 passengers over the same weekend in 2021. That is a 17% year-over-year increase. The busiest day will be Friday, Sept. 2 with an estimated 32,700 travelers.  “RDU airportRead More

Avelo Airlines Adds New Nonstop Destination at RDU 

Avelo Airlines is expanding service from RDU with the addition of a nonstop route to Fort Myers, a leisure destination on the southwest Gulf Coast of Florida. Avelo will be the only airline offering flights from RDU to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) when service launches this fall. The two-hour flight will be offered onRead More

RDU Passenger Traffic Sets Record for Fourth Month 

Icelandair Expands Seasonal Service :  The busy summer travel season continues to break records at RDU, with the airport hitting a pandemic-era high for the fourth month in a row. 1,106,030 passengers flew through RDU in July, an increase of 3% over June and 14% over July 2021.  “RDU is having its busiest summer since 2020Read More

RDU Welcomes Back Nonstop Flight to Paris

Route Resumes After More than Two Years A flight bound directly for Paris departed RDU for the first time since March 2020 on Monday. The route is a favorite among leisure and business travelers who want to visit the French capital and connect to other destinations in Europe and beyond. “This is an exciting dayRead More