Tag Archives: american airlines

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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Three Rings And A Tweet: A Lost and Found Story

Recently, a sentimental item left behind by a passenger in the parking garage was turned in at the RDU Information Desk. Lost items are a part of daily life at the airport, and the goal is always to reunite the … Continue reading

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RDU and the Mystery of Mexico City

As far as we know, there aren’t any ghosts lurking on the concourse of Terminal 2. We’ve had no reported sightings of phantom planes heading toward our runway in the wee hours of the night. But there is a mystery … Continue reading

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