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

American Adds RDU-Tampa Service, As Travelers Celebrate More Flight Additions

American Airlines has stayed busy at RDU in recent months, adding new service as more flyers return to safe air travel. On Thursday, the airline announced its newest route: nonstop service between RDU and Tampa, Fla. The twice-daily service to Tampa International Airport begins Nov. 2. Tickets go on sale next week through American Airlines. American willRead More

Memorial Day Traffic Expected to Set a Pandemic Record

Park Economy 3 Opening to Accommodate Passenger Increase RDU estimates that more than 221,000 travelers will fly through the airport over the week ending with Memorial Day, potentially setting a new pandemic record for passenger traffic. The Authority is preparing to open Economy 3 as soon as this week, to ensure the airport has enoughRead More