RDU Named Top Five Large Airport for Traveler Satisfaction

RDU was ranked one of the top five large airports for customer satisfaction in the latest J.D. Power North America Airport Satisfaction Study. The airport was named fourth in 2022, its second consecutive year in the top five and fourth consecutive year in the top 10. “We are honored travelers consider RDU one of theRead 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 Fire-Rescue to Host Live Fire Training This Week

Raleigh-Durham International Airport will conduct required live fire training this week near the RDU’s maintenance facility, beginning Monday, Aug. 22. Local residents and airport guests and employees are advised that the simulator may produce visible flames and smoke. RDU Fire-Rescue will hold training on a former runway on the east side of the airfield. ThereRead More

London and Montreal Flights Return to RDU

Two popular international routes return to RDU this week, with American Airlines resuming service to London and Air Canada resuming service to Montreal. The nonstop flights were paused in 2020 but came back this month amid increasing demand for international travel. The Montreal flight, which connects travelers with the French flavor of Quebec, returned onRead More

Frontier Airlines Announces Major Expansion of Service From Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) will launch nonstop service between Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) and eight new destinations, including Islip, NY (ISP), Providence, RI (PVD), Syracuse (SYR), Indianapolis (IND), Detroit (DTW), Cincinnati (CVG), Newburgh, NY (SWF) and New Orleans (MSY). The new service begins this spring and is scheduled to operate seasonally. ToRead More