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PIT Passenger Traffic Report For February 2011


  • Scheduled Passenger traffic up 11.7 percent; Nine airlines report increases in traffic

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 6, 2011) – For the 11th consecutive month, passenger traffic has increased at Pittsburgh International Airport; For February 2011, the double digit growth totaled 11.7 percent, the Allegheny County Airport Authority announced.

Seven airlines reported more than a 10 percent increase in passengers at Pittsburgh International Airport ( in February 2011 compared to February 2010 according to the February 2011 Scheduled Airline Traffic Report, prepared by the Allegheny County Airport Authority. A total of 553,485 scheduled passengers were enplaned and deplaned at the airport in February 2011, an 11.7 percent increase compared to February 2010 (553,485 in February 2011/495,361 in February 2010; 11.7 percent increase).

“We are crossing a new traffic threshold, with our average monthly passenger numbers for 2011 shooting up by over 58,000 passengers per month to over a half million. The growth is positive for commercial aviation and our local economy,” said Bradley D. Penrod, Executive Director/CEO, Allegheny County Airport Authority.

For the second consecutive month JetBlue, with service to New York (JFK) and Boston from Pittsburgh, showed the largest percentage-based growth for the month reporting a 43.3 percent increase in passengers (16,616/11,592; 43.3 percent). This is due to the added flights from Pittsburgh to Boston.

Other airlines to show increases for the month are US Airways (152,913/138,078; 10.7 percent), Southwest (105,726/85,502; 23.7 percent); Delta (85,308/81,640; 4.5 percent); United (52,662/44,587; 18.1 percent); American (34,640/27,326; 26.8 percent); Continental (33,216/29,253; 13.5 percent); Skywest (3,778/3,608; 4.7 percent); and Air Canada (2,593/1,967; 31.8 percent).

AirTran, which has grown to the fourth largest airline in terms of passengers at the airport, reported a 5.8 percent decrease in traffic (62,862/66,698; 5.8 percent). Frontier, which previously operated as Midwest, reported a 50.1 decline in traffic (2,552/5,110; 50.1 percent).

Year-to-date totals show scheduled traffic up 10.2 percent (1,146,295/1,040,604). US Airways (312,785/285,285; 9.6 percent), Southwest (221,898/189,581; 17.0 percent), and Delta (176,178/166,077; 6.1 percent), the top three airlines in terms of numbers of passengers at the airport, have all reported increases in traffic, while AirTran (122,682/134,477; 8.8 percent) and Frontier (5,831/10,414; 44.0 percent) are the only airlines to report decreases in traffic through the first two months of the year. JetBlue (35,848/25,009; 43.3 percent) has the largest percentage-based increase so far in 2011.


PIT Airport Statistics :

February 2011 Stats
Apr 05, 2011