The Fly Angle, Episode 5: Popular Triangle Brewery On Tap at RDU

How to Listen and Subscribe: Listen here or find The Fly Angle on your favorite podcast app. Episode Guests: Our guest this episode is Kristie Nystedt, who co-founded Raleigh Brewing Company with her husband Patrick, who is also an American Airlines pilot. Nystedt left the corporate world in 2012 to start Raleigh Brewing and itRead 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

Deicing Won’t Freeze Your Travel Plans

Winter weather preparations start well before the temperature falls. RDU works closely with our airline partners to ensure cold temperatures don’t freeze your travel plans. Bitter cold temperatures require airlines to take extra steps to ensure snow, slush and ice don’t accumulate on aircraft. You might have heard the term “deicing” from a pilot orRead More

Triangle Impact Challenge Winners Announced

Some of the Research Triangle’s most innovative minds were named winners of the Triangle Impact Challenge 2021: FlyRDU on Wednesday. During the challenge, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) worked with Duke University, North Carolina Central University, N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International to improve the air travel experience by finding more ways to keepRead More

Former RDU Board Members and Acting Chair Oppose Residential Development in Noisiest Areas of Morrisville

Former members and chairs of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority (RDUAA) Board wrote to the Morrisville Town Council Tuesday to oppose an amendment to the town’s draft Land Use Plan. The change would authorize multi-family residential development within the Airport Overly District (AOD), an area where such development has been banned for decades due to concernsRead More