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

New Task Force to Study Best Ways to Protect Health at the Airport

RDU Passenger Traffic Sees 12th Straight Week of Growth The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority has assembled a task force of experts from the university, non-profit, technology and biotech communities to help guide RDU’s actions to prevent the spread of communicable disease at the airport. “This outstanding group of experts will guide RDU as we evaluate theRead More

#FlyConfident Video Showcases the New RDU Travel Experience

 A video released by RDU this week shows travelers the new health and safety practices at the airport to protect against COVID-19. The #FlyConfident video, produced by Raleigh-based Amazing Studios, allows viewers to observe the new travel experience by following a passenger through the airport. The video captures the new health and safety measuresRead More