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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: 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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Brushing Up On Hurricane Plans

Being more than two hours from the coast doesn’t mean that we’re out of reach from hurricanes. The infamous hurricanes Hazel and Fran along with Bonnie, Ernesto, Floyd and a few others have also paid the Research Triangle Region a … Continue reading

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Airline Highlights: Southwest Airlines and 15 Years of LUV at RDU

Known for singing flight attendants and relaxed business culture, Southwest Airlines for decades has marched to a different corporate drummer. This month marks 15 years since Southwest first landed at RDU, bringing changes not only to air service, but also … Continue reading

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