Airport Authority Board Approves New Vendor Agreements

Food and Beverage Delivery, ATM and Currency Exchange Services Awarded The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board approved agreements Friday with vendors who will operate food and beverage delivery and ATM and currency exchange services at the airport. In late February, Host International Inc. informed RDU that as of early June, it would no longer provide commissaryRead More

March Was the Busiest Month at RDU Since the Pandemic Began

Airlines Add Flights to San Francisco and Destin, FL More passengers flew through RDU in March than any month since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. TSA screened 77,400 departing passengers at RDU for the week ending April 4th, setting another pandemic record for passenger traffic. “The increase in passenger traffic over Easter weekend followsRead More

Vaccine Rollout Boosts Confidence in Air Travel

New Travel Requirements Tool Helps Passengers Travel Smart Passengers continue to report confidence in RDU’s health and safety measures and say they are more likely to travel by air as distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine becomes widespread, according to a March survey of RDU passengers. “While RDU and airlines have made tremendous strides in restoringRead More

RDU Passenger Traffic Down 70% from 2020

FAA Allows RDU to Proceed with Runway Replacement More than 300,000 passengers flew through RDU in January of 2021, a 70% decrease over January 2020. The average number of departures was 95, down from 205 in January of last year. Despite the downturn in air travel, RDU continues to attract new nonstop flights. Delta launchedRead More