JetBlue Launches Five New Daily Nonstop Destinations at RDU

Announcement Includes International and California Flights JetBlue announced Thursday it will launch five new nonstop destinations at RDU this year, including Cancun, Mexico (CUN), Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ), Fort Myers, FL (RSW) San Juan, PR (SJU) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX). Cancun and Montego Bay are the first international flights to return to RDU sinceRead More

RDU Taps Into Research Triangle Talent on COVID-19 Challenges

  RDU is tapping into the best minds in the Research Triangle region to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air travel. The airport is already helping passengers fly with confidence by increasing its cleaning and disinfecting practices, requiring that masks be worn in the terminals, encouraging physical distancing and using touchless technology.Read More

Travelers Feel Safer After Flying During Pandemic

RDU Calls on All Guests to Wear a Mask to Improve Confidence in Air Travel A survey of passengers who have flown through RDU since the COVID-19 pandemic began shows they feel more confident about air travel after their flight. RDU surveyed passengers in July 2020 to evaluate their perceptions about safety in the airportRead More

More Travelers Fly in July, Passenger Count Remains Low

Delta Sky Club, Terminal Restaurants and Stores Reopen RDU passenger traffic remains unusually low as the global health pandemic continues to impact air travel. RDU saw a modest increase in the number of travelers flying through the airport in July with 306,715 total passengers. Traffic was down 77.1% compared to July 2019, but up 46.7%Read More

RDU Airlines Increase Passenger Safety Measures

Airlines to Enforce Strict Face Covering Requirements Airlines continue to strengthen the steps they are taking to protect passenger health throughout their trip. Travelers will notice new signage, hand sanitizer stations and plexiglass shields at ticket and gate counters. Kiosks, queue lines and seating areas are arranged to accommodate social distancing. Airlines are conducting moreRead More