JetBlue Announces Seven New Destinations Coming to RDU

JetBlue Announces Seven New Destinations Coming to RDU Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is encouraging anyone who flies over the holidays to travel smart throughout their trip by following public health guidelines. The airport expects a slight bump in passenger traffic the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, although traffic will still be dramatically lower thanRead More

RDU Expects Modest Increase in Holiday Travelers

Passenger Traffic Expected to Lag Well Behind 2019 Numbers RDU expects a modest increase in passenger volume during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s, but traffic will still be well below 2019 numbers due to the global health crisis. “Travelers who choose to fly over the holidays can fly with confidence knowing that airportsRead More

RDU Names New Human Resources Executive

Announces Voluntary Separation Program to Help Secure RDU’s Financial Future Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) will begin the New Year with many changes, including the departure of two senior executives and the promotion of an Authority employee into an executive role. The Airport Authority will also say goodbye in January to employees who are taking aRead More

N.C. Court of Appeals Unanimously Rules in Favor of RDU

Airport Authority Legally Executed Quarry Agreement to Generate Airport Revenue   The N.C. Court of Appeals ruled today that the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority legally executed a land-lease agreement with Wake Stone to generate revenue for the airport. The three-judge panel unanimously upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed the lawsuit filed by activists who opposeRead More

RDU Experiences Bump in Traffic Over Thanksgiving Holiday

Every year, airports and airlines eagerly await passenger data from the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. With airline passenger numbers trending 70% below the same period a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines were hopeful that pent-up demand and increased travel flexibility would incentivize Americans to fly over the Thanksgiving holiday, leading several airlinesRead More