RDU Board Votes to Restart Major Construction Projects

Revised Budget Includes Security Checkpoint Expansion, Roadway Improvements The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board approved an increase of $21.1 million to the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget to support capital and operating expenses associated with increased passenger traffic. The Board reviewed a revised business plan at a special meeting Friday that would restart several projects put onRead More

RDU Expects Busy Independence Day Travel Week

ParkRDU to Modify Payment Options to Enhance Contactless Experience More than 224,000 travelers are expected to fly through RDU between July 2-8, as the airport prepares for a busy Independence Day travel period. RDU’s busiest travel days will be Friday, July 2, and Monday, July 5, which could see more than 36,000 total passengers eachRead More

RDU Travelers Continue to Fly at Increasing Rates 

Airlines Expand Service and Provide More Options More than 772,000 passengers flew through RDU in May, setting another pandemic record. The jump in travelers reflects a 688% increase over the same month last year, but 41% below May 2019. “We are excited to see passengers returning to air travel in large numbers as traffic reboundsRead More

Area Companies Form Triangle Takeoff Coalition to Encourage Air Travel

Coalition Launches “Carry On” Campaign Featuring Prominent Triangle Companies, Personalities  Some of the Research Triangle’s most high-profile companies announced the formation of the Triangle Takeoff Coalition today to help facilitate regional economic recovery and restore nonstop destinations at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). The coalition is comprised of seventeen area companies and organizations that understandRead More