Author Archives: Dave Young

About Dave Young

Dave Young is the Director of Air Service Development for RDU. In this capacity Dave acts as the advocate for RDU to the airline industry, promoting the benefits of RDU and the region. As a self-proclaimed “airline guy” Dave has a habit of referring to things in 3 letter codes.

Going The Distance For New Air Service

Recruiting new air service is like a running a marathon. It takes a long time, a steady pace and a healthy dose of patience to attract an airline to establish or expand service at your airport. And, in this marathon, … 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 … Continue reading

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RDU’s Non-Stop Destination Wishlist

Recently, I shared our top 10 most popular non-stop destinations. Many of you asked, “What new cities would RDU like to add to its destination list?” Below are the top 10 U.S. cities that, based on historic passenger demand, we … Continue reading

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RDU’s Top Non-Stop Destinations in 2013

With about 180 daily flights to 38 non-stop destinations, there are many places to fly from RDU.  So, which are our most popular? Let’s take a look at the top 10 non-stop destinations for 2013. 

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Airline Highlights: Frontier and JetBlue

This is part of an occasional series highlighting the airlines that serve RDU.  While Frontier and JetBlue may have smaller footprints at RDU than some of our larger carriers, they certainly don’t lack popularity with our customers. Both airlines, which … Continue reading

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