I love working at the airport in the summer. There’s a lot of excitement. From family vacations to groups heading out on an adventure, we see lots of smiling faces at the airport this time of year. If you’re heading out on a summer vacation, check out these 10 quick tips for a great summer trip. Continue reading
Today, there’s a flight getting ready to depart for Boston via Aer Lingus and a flight at the same time to Cincinnati on Air France. Later today, we’ll have an El Al flight depart for New York-JFK and flights to Dallas this afternoon via Qantas. Where am I? Terminal 2, of course! Continue reading
At 8:45pm on Friday, April 26, the pilot of WestJet Airlines Flight 8975 was high above North Carolina headed to Toronto from Cancun. He declared a medical emergency and requested to land at the nearest airport, which happened to be RDU. The story of what happened on the ground is a great example of the teamwork and customer service our team strives for each day at RDU. Continue reading
In less than a year, you will have the chance to travel through our new, modernized Terminal 1. As the weeks count down, we’re getting a clearer view of what the travel experience will be like in the terminal. Now, a huge piece of the picture has been revealed.
Anyone who travels to RDU regularly is familiar with the tall Air Traffic Control Tower that’s visible from just about anywhere at the airport. But, did you know there’s another tower that plays a crucial role in coordinating aircraft movements? In this edition of The Fives, we take you behind the scenes of RDU’s Resource Management Center, more commonly known as the Ramp Tower. Continue reading