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PIT August 2009 Passenger Traffic Report

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PASSENGER TRAFFIC REPORT FOR AUGUST 2009

  • Four airlines report increased traffic for the month

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 28, 2009) – AirTran Airways, Southwest Airlines, Midwest and Myrtle Beach Direct Air all reported an increase in traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport (www.FlyPittsburgh.com) in August 2009 compared to August 2008 according to the August 2009 Scheduled Airline Traffic Report prepared by the Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA).

The busy summer travel season and value-priced airfares were two of the leading factors in the reported increase. Additionally, August marked the launch of nonstop flights from Pittsburgh to San Francisco and Pittsburgh to Los Angeles on United Airlines.

“The fares at Pittsburgh International Airport are lower everyday. If you are on the lookout for a low fare, you need to sign up for the Discount Fares Newsletter at www.FlyPittsburgh.com. The Airport Authority researches all the fares from Pittsburgh and sends them out via email every Wednesday,” said JoAnn Jenny, Director, Communications, Allegheny County Airport Authority.

More than 714,000 scheduled passengers were enplaned and deplaned at the airport in August 2009, bringing the yearly total to 5,388,910. Passenger traffic is down 9.0 percent for August 2009 compared to August 2008 (714,587 in August 2009 compared to 785,148 in August 2008) and is down 10.0 percent year-to-date compared to 2008 (5,388,910/5,989,083; 10.0 percent).

Four airlines reported increases in traffic for the month led by Southwest, which showed a 7.7 percent increase in traffic August 2009 compared to August 2008 (135,750/126,021; 7.7 percent). The other three airlines that reported increases for the month were: AirTran (48,660/43,223; 12.6 percent), Midwest (8,727/6,308; 38.3 percent), and Myrtle Beach Direct Air (6,527/4,895; 33.3 percent). For AirTran, it is the airline’s 32nd consecutive month of increased traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Airlines that reported decreases in passenger traffic for August 2009 compared to August 2008 include: US Airways (201,657/261,525; 22.9 percent decrease), Delta (80,025/86,813; 7.8 percent); United (74,479/76,853; 3.1); Continental (47,864/51,218; 6.5 percent); Northwest (42,604/46,089; 7.6 percent), American (35,823/40,693; 12.0 percent); JetBlue (18,033/21,347; 15.5 percent); USA3000 (11,305/15,676; 27.9 percent); Air Canada (3,133/4,487; 30.2).

 

August 2009 Scheduled Traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airline
Passengers
Percent of Passengers
US Airways
201,657
28.22
Southwest
135,750
19.00
Delta
80,025
11.20
United
74,479
10.42
AirTran
48,660
6.81
Continental
47,864
6.70
Northwest
42,604
5.96
American
35,823
5.01
JetBlue
18,033
2.52
USA3000
11,305
1.58
Midwest Airlines
8,727
1.22
Myrtle Beach Direct Air
6,527
0.91
Air Canada
3,133
0.44
Total
714,587
100.0
 
 
 

 
2009 Year-to-Date Scheduled Traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airline
Passengers
Percent of Passengers
US Airways
1,586,515
29.44
Southwest
1,021,690
18.96
Delta
585,074
10.86
United
497,632
9.23
AirTran
434,912
8.07
Continental
347,370
6.45
Northwest
327,127
6.07
American
295,363
5.48
JetBlue
116,958
2.17
USA3000
85,686
1.59
Midwest
45,769
0.85
Myrtle Beach Direct Air
23,089
0.43
Air Canada
21,725
0.40
Total
5,388,910
100.0

PIT Airport Statistics : 

August 2009 Stats
Sep 27, 2009

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