CDC Says Vaccinated Travelers Can Fly Safely

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new travel guidance, saying people who are fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine can travel safely within the United States. CDC found that vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread COVID-19. The department says fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get testedRead More

Airport Authority Approves $150 Million Budget

Spending to Focus on Regaining Flights and Passengers The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board voted Thursday to approve the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget and business plan. The $150 million budget allows RDU to direct its efforts toward stabilizing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic that decimated air travel in 2020. The airport will focus on increasingRead More

RDU Presents Proposed 2021-2022 Airport Budget to the Board

Airport Authority to Focus on Recovery and Growth Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority staff presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget and Business Plan to the Airport Authority Board on Thursday, with a focus on stabilization and recovery from the global health crisis. During the fiscal year beginning April 1, the Authority will concentrate on recovering passengerRead More

Deicing Won’t Freeze Your Travel Plans

Winter weather preparations start well before the temperature falls. RDU works closely with our airline partners to ensure cold temperatures don’t freeze your travel plans. Bitter cold temperatures require airlines to take extra steps to ensure snow, slush and ice don’t accumulate on aircraft. You might have heard the term “deicing” from a pilot orRead More

Triangle Impact Challenge Winners Announced

Some of the Research Triangle’s most innovative minds were named winners of the Triangle Impact Challenge 2021: FlyRDU on Wednesday. During the challenge, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) worked with Duke University, North Carolina Central University, N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International to improve the air travel experience by finding more ways to keepRead More