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PIT Passenger Traffic Report for November 2009

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PASSENGER TRAFFIC REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2009

  • Seven airlines report increases
  • United, AirTran, JetBlue, and Midwest see growth by more than 10 percent for the month

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 11, 2009) – Seven airlines reported increases in traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport (www.FlyPittsburgh.com) in November 2009 as 627,252 scheduled passengers traveled through the airport according to the November 2009 Scheduled Airline Traffic Report. Passenger traffic is down 1.4 percent for November 2009 compared to November 2008 (627,252 in November 2009/636,457 in November 2008; 1.4 percent) and is down 8.1 percent year-to-date compared to 2009 (7,358,208/8,008,134; 8.1 percent).

Of the seven airlines that reported increases in traffic United, AirTran, JetBlue, and Midwest all reported increases of more than 10 percent. United had a 26.7 percent increase in traffic, with a total of 13,671 more passengers in November 2009 compared to November 2008 (64,878/51,207; 26.7 percent). Meanwhile, AirTran had a 17.5 percent jump (58,585/49,875; 17.5 percent) JetBlue reported an 11.5 percent increase (14,085/12,629; 11.5 percent) and Midwest had a 41.5 percent increase (6,097/4,308; 41.5 percent).

“More and more passengers are taking advantage of the choices of airlines at Pittsburgh International Airport,” said Bradley D. Penrod, Executive Director and CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority. “United’s increase reflects its new service to the West Coast and it’s nice to see the increases posted by AirTran, JetBlue and Midwest. And now we have a new airline – SkyWest – offering service to Milwaukee.”

The other three airlines that reported increases for the month were: Southwest (118,277/108,516; 9.0 percent); Delta (72,412/71,187; 1.7 percent); and Myrtle Beach Direct Air (1,649/1,514; 8.9 percent).

Those airlines that reported decreases in passenger traffic for November 2009 compared to November 2008 include: US Airways (168,880/208,860; 19.1 percent decrease), Continental (43,772/44,482; 1.6 percent); Northwest (37,003/38,241; 3.2 percent), American (32,867/35,569; 7.6 percent); USA3000 (6,602/7,186; 8.1 percent); Air Canada (2,145/2,883; 25.6 percent).

In October, eight airlines reported increases in traffic as 708,200 passengers traveled through the airport in the month. That is 3.3 percent decrease for October 2009 compared to October 2008 (708,200 in October 2009/732,140 in October 2008; 3.3 percent).

The eight airlines that reported increases in October were: United (77,748/64,509; 20.5 percent); JetBlue (16,117/13,200; 22.1 percent); Midwest (7,709/5,297; 45.5 percent); Southwest (133,111/129,121; 3.1 percent); Delta (87,838/84,207; 4.3 percent); AirTran (53,350/48,037; 11.1 percent); Northwest (40,147/37,721; 6.4 percent); and Myrtle Beach Direct Air (2,685/2,613; 2.8 percent).

Those airlines that reported decreases in passenger traffic for October include: US Airways (195,646/241,533; 19.0 percent decrease), Continental (47,009/51,873; 9.4 percent); American (35,698/41,449; 13.9 percent); USA3000 (7,452/8,432; 11.6 percent); Air Canada (3,690/4,148; 11.0 percent). See charts attached.

 


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