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 Deal: A New Starbucks For Terminal 1

From a new Starbucks to classic children’s books and an excellent way to relax, here’s what you can find now at The Shops of RDU with this month’s edition of “The Deal”: Starbucks Now Open In Terminal 1 Waiting for … Continue reading

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Going International: Our Connected Community

This is the second in a 6-part series about RDU’s pursuit of new international air service. Read the first post. New posts are added each Friday through September 19.  RDU is on a mission to gain new international air service. … Continue reading

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48 Hours In Memphis

Memphis: home of the blues, barbecue and Elvis. On the East Bank of the Mississippi River, Tennessee’s second largest city is a great destination for a fall getaway. And, it’s only a two hour nonstop flight from RDU, perfect for … Continue reading

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Going International: The Road To World Routes

It’s no secret that the Research Triangle Region is growing.  People are moving to our area because of our excellent quality of life, well-paying jobs and moderate cost-of-living.  And as the population grows, so does air travel, particularly to international … Continue reading

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Meet Martin and Zulu- Our New K9 Officers

When Officer Martin completes a long shift patrolling the airport with his partner Officer Dan Pigage, he loves nothing more than to head to Dan’s house, let loose and explore the backyard.  That’s because Officer Martin is one of RDU’s … Continue reading

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