October Passenger Traffic Climbs Nearly 20% Over 2022 

RDU Adds Three New Airlines and International Destinations  RDU continues to observe robust passenger traffic growth, with 1,366,603 travelers flying through the airport in October. RDU’s October traffic reflects a 19.5 percent increase over October 2022 and a 7.1 percent increase over October 2019, the airport’s record-breaking year. Passenger traffic rose 10.5 percent from SeptemberRead More

Aeromexico to Launch RDU to Mexico City Service in Summer 2024 

Will Become RDU’s 17th Airline and 9th International Route   Aeromexico will launch nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) to Mexico City Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) in July 2024, becoming RDU’s 17th airline and the first to serve Mexico’s capital city.  “RDU continues to attract new airlines and international destinations because of the Triangle’sRead More

Icelandair Will Expand to Daily, Year-Round Service in May 

The Route Has Exceeded Expectations Since 2022 Launch  Travelers can enjoy year-round, daily service from the Research Triangle region to Reykjavik when Icelandair adds more flights at RDU. On May 20, the airline will expand its nonstop schedule, which began in May 2022 as four-day-a-week seasonal service from May through October.   “RDU travelers have embracedRead More

RDU Welcomes First Air France Flight from Paris 

Airline Becomes the 16th to Serve RDU  Air France became the 16th airline RDU when its flight from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) arrived Monday.  The airline will connect central and eastern North Carolina to the French capital when it takes over the Paris service as part of its partnership with Delta Air Lines, whoRead More

RDU Passenger Traffic up 30% over 2022   

Airport Breaks Ground on New Runway to Keep Pace with Growth   Passenger traffic remains strong at RDU, with 1,236,472 travelers flying through the airport in September. RDU continues to outpace previous years, with a 30 percent increase over September 2022 and a nearly nine percent increase over RDU’s record-breaking year in 2019. Travel was downRead More