Welcome to the October edition of “Let’s Fly”!
Since our last edition in August, we’ve been quite busy here at RDU. We launched routes to Denver and Seattle and made a major announcement about Paris. We’ll recap recent air service news at RDU and then share news from the airlines. Continue reading
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Home of the athletics powerhouse the University of Connecticut and the gateway to New England, Hartford offers a wealth of opportunities for a fall getaway. That’s even before using the city as a jumping off point to tour the changing leaves and early snows in the Northeast. Continue reading
Planes take off and land at RDU hundreds of times each and every day. Our terminals and concourses fill and then empty multiple times a day. Where is everyone going? With flights to more than 40 nonstop destinations, our region is on the move.
Let’s take a look at the top nonstop destinations in 2014, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation: Continue reading
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Amidst the fanfare of every grand celebration lies the real story. Such a story was found during the Oct. 1 Alaska Airlines launch of new service when Carmelita Zapata-Llaneta stepped off the plane at RDU arriving on the first inbound flight from Seattle. Continue reading