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

RDU Gets Ready for Round Three of Winter Weather

Team RDU is preparing for yet another blast of winter, with the possibility of snow in the forecast overnight. RDU crews will begin working 12-hour shifts today, our winter weather equipment is tuned up and ready to roll and contractors are available to help plow or sweep surfaces. The airport is stocking up on theRead More

Deicing Won’t Freeze Your Travel Plans

Winter weather preparations start well before the temperature drops at RDU. We work closely with our airline partners to ensure the weather doesn’t freeze your travel plans. Freezing temperatures require airlines to take extra steps to make sure snow, slush and ice don’t accumulate on aircraft.    You might have heard the term “deicing” fromRead More

Team RDU Preps for Winter Storm

 As the second winter storm this month approaches the Triangle, Team RDU is bundling up and preparing the airfield and roadways for whatever the storm may bring. Our snowplows, brooms and brushes have been cleaned and serviced since last weekend’s storm and are ready to roll when they are needed over the next fewRead More

RDU Prepares for Blast of Winter Weather 

With a blast of bitter cold temperatures and a chance of a wintry mix on the way, RDU is taking steps to avoid disruptions to airport operations. Team RDU is mobilizing airport and contract employees for winter weather duty, including clearing runways, taxiways, roads and sidewalks throughout the storm and responding to slick spots.  Read More