Your First Impressions of Terminal 1

The old saying goes something like this: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. For the past two years, we’ve been sharing about Terminal 1. But, for all of our sharing about the new terminal, nothing could take the place of hearing your reactions when experiencing Terminal 1 for the first time. Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To The Old Terminal 1

This Saturday, immediately after the last Southwest Airlines 737 pushes back from the gate, a crew will begin dismantling the security checkpoint in Terminal 1, signaling the end of an era for Raleigh-Durham International Airport.  Continue reading

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Local Influences Abound In Terminal 1

Just a few days out from the opening of Terminal 1 and the building looks ready for passengers. On the concourse, all of the shops are fully stocked and the restaurants are practicing preparing their menus. All that is missing are the passengers. Continue reading

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The Fives: Terminal 1 Then and Now

Today’s offering of The Fives is a special double feature. With the opening of Terminal 1 set for just 10 days from now, I thought it would be a great time to take a look at several places in the building and see just how much they’ve changed over the course of the modernization project.  Hope you enjoy this look at Terminal 1, then and now! Continue reading

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Great News For SFO and LAX Fans

Chances are you’re a fan of our non-stop routes from RDU to San Francisco and Los Angeles. Both cities were among our 10 most popular destinations for 2013. If you fly, or dream of flying, non-stop from RDU to the West Coast, here’s some great news. Airlines are adding extra flights on both the LAX and SFO routes.  Continue reading

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