First Nonstop Mexico City Flight Arrives at RDU

The first nonstop flight from Mexico City International Airport (MEX) to Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) arrived Monday, opening direct access between the Research Triangle region and the capitol of Mexico for the first time.   “The launch of Mexico City service connects the Raleigh-Durham market with a valuable business hub, vibrant leisure destination and one ofRead More

First Nonstop Flight to Latin America Launches on Copa Airlines

The first nonstop flight from Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama City, Panama to RDU touched down Friday amid fanfare from travelers who now have direct access to Latin America for the first time.   “RDU is thrilled to welcome Copa Airlines and the new gateway its Panama City service provides to Latin America and theRead More

RDU Sets Passenger Traffic Record in May

Airport Welcomes New International Destination: Memorial Day, Mother’s Day and college graduations gave passenger traffic a boost in May and kicked off the busiest season of the year at RDU. More than 1.4 million travelers flew through the airport last month, outpacing April 2024 by 10.5 percent and setting a new record for monthly traffic.Read More

RDU Celebrates First Lufthansa Flight 

Lufthansa Flies Nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany Five Days a Week: Lufthansa launched nonstop service between RDU and Frankfurt on Thursday, giving Triangle-area travelers convenient access to Germany and beyond with streamlined connections to Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and more.   “The launch of service to Frankfurt was 10 years in the making, dating backRead More