RDU Has Spirit: Spirit Airlines Joins The Raleigh-Durham Family Of Airlines

Spirit Airlines announced today it will begin nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to seven cities. The seven nonstop flights will operate daily year-round service between RDU and Baltimore (BWI), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Detroit (DTW), Orlando, (MCO), Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and New Orleans (MSY) with either the 145-seat Airbus A319 or 182-seat Airbus A320Read More

Via Airlines Reveals New Nonstop Route Between RDU and Birmingham, Ala. as Part of Largest Expansion Yet

Today Via Airlines announced nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham, N.C. to Birmingham, Ala., making Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) a key part of their ongoing expansion efforts throughout the southeastern U.S. The first flight on this new nonstop route between Raleigh-Durham, N.C. and Birmingham, Ala., takes off April 11, 2019. The new nonstop flight in and outRead More

Frontier Airlines Connects RDU With Eight New Nonstop Cities

Frontier Airlines will launch service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to eight new cities beginning in April and May. The additional Frontier service includes three new nonstop cities to RDU’s route map: Albany (ALB), Islip (ISP), and Jacksonville (JAX), bringing the airport’s total of non-stop flights to 67. “For the past twelve months, RDU has announcedRead More

RDUAA Chairman Ali Leads Final Board Meeting

With travel holiday well underway, passenger traffic continues to trend in a positive direction at RDU. During the month of November, 575,067 passengers departed RDU, an 11.2% increase compared to November 2017. Thanksgiving travel saw a single-day record for RDU, with about 25,000 passengers departing the Sunday following the holiday. Passenger traffic for the 2018Read More

Growth Continues with New Flights and Construction Projects at RDU

As the fourth quarter of 2018 begins, the number of people boarding planes is up 10.3 percent over 2017. During the month of September, 461,017 passengers departed RDU, a decrease of 0.5 percent when compared to September 2017. This slight decrease is attributed to travel impacts related to Hurricane Florence, which affected an estimated 47,859Read More