Celebrating Black History Month at RDU Airport

This month, Team RDU recognizes Black History Month and celebrates the African-American aviators, airport staff, community leaders and trailblazers who have contributed in so many ways to Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the aviation industry. There’s no shortage of African-American history to be found right here at RDU. Below are just a few chapters from throughoutRead More

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