Avelo Adds New Destinations at RDU, Creates Local Jobs

Airline to Add Six New Direct Flights, At Least 50 Employees   Avelo Airlines announced it will launch six new direct flights at RDU in February and create at least 50 jobs in the Research Triangle region. The new routes will connect travelers with destinations across Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach,Read More

Business, Education Leaders Launch “Make Your Connection” Campaign

Prominent Companies and Personalities Encourage Air Travel The Triangle Takeoff Coalition, an alliance of high-profile companies and universities in the Research Triangle region, launched a campaign Tuesday to support the growing return to air travel. “Make Your Connection” builds on the success of the award-winning 2021 “Carry On” campaign by encouraging residents and businesses toRead More

Passenger Traffic Increases 19% over 2021

CLEAR Expedited Airport Security Lanes Coming to RDU: RDU served 950,952 passengers in September, a 19% increase compared to September 2021.  As expected, passenger traffic was lower than August totals, with a decrease of 11.5% as students returned to school and the summer travel season ended. September is typically less busy at RDU, particularly withRead More

RDU Named Top Five Large Airport for Traveler Satisfaction

RDU was ranked one of the top five large airports for customer satisfaction in the latest J.D. Power North America Airport Satisfaction Study. The airport was named fourth in 2022, its second consecutive year in the top five and fourth consecutive year in the top 10. “We are honored travelers consider RDU one of theRead More