Author Archives: Andrew Sawyer

About Andrew Sawyer

Andrew Sawyer is the External Communication Specialist for the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and is the main writer for RDU’s website, electronic communication and airport publications. He’s also the primary face behind RDU’s social media channels. Andrew also assists with many other things, from media relations to event planning. In fact, he has an advanced degree in "other duties as assigned."

The Fives: Airlines That Belong To History

American. Delta. Southwest. United. These are the biggest airlines serving RDU today, but it hasn’t always been this way. Over the course of time, many other carriers have come and gone. In this edition of “The Fives,” we’re going to … Continue reading

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Let’s Fly!: A New Way To Ft. Lauderdale and Changes to Freeport

Welcome to Let’s Fly!, a monthly round-up of news from the airlines and airports you may encounter on your journey from RDU.  Delta Air Lines is launching a new flight to Ft. Lauderdale. The flight begins Thursday, Dec. 11 and … Continue reading

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Going International: Middle East Rise and India Ties

This is the fifth in a 6-part series about RDU’s pursuit of new international air service. Read the series. New posts are added each Friday through September 19. Someone once said that everything old becomes new again. Centuries ago, the … Continue reading

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Going International: The Emergence of Asia

This is the fourth in a 6-part series about RDU’s pursuit of new international air service. Read the series. New posts are added each Friday through September 19. Though we are half a world away, our region has many connections … Continue reading

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Going International: The Promise of Europe

This is the third in a 6-part series about RDU’s pursuit of new international air service. Read the series. New posts are added each Friday through September 19. Ever since the first American Airlines’ nonstop flight to Paris’ Orly Airport … Continue reading

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