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PIT Passenger Traffic Report For 2010

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PASSENGER TRAFFIC REPORT FOR 2010

  • Scheduled Passenger traffic up 2.1 percent for 2010
  • Eight airlines report increases in passengers in 2010

PITTSBURGH, PA (February 10, 2011) – Scheduled passenger traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport (www.FlyPittsburgh.com) increased 2.1 percent in 2010 compared to 2009 according to the December 2010 Scheduled Airline Traffic Report, compiled by the Allegheny County Airport Authority. A total of 8,165,015 scheduled passengers traveled at the airport for the year compared to 7,994,275 passengers in 2009.

It is the first year in the history of the airport that three airlines – US Airways, Southwest, and Delta – have flown more than 1 million passengers each.

A total of eight airlines reported increases in traffic with AirTran and JetBlue showing increases of more than 29 percent. AirTran showed a gain of almost 200,000 passengers for the year (849,478/658,080; 29.1 percent), while JetBlue’s traffic jumped by more than 36 percent (242,217/176,971; 36.9 percent). The other six airlines that reported increases were:

  • Delta (1,377,098/1,369,020; 0.6 percent)
  • United (831,955/778,606; 6.9 percent)
  • American (479,713/430,819; 11.3 percent)
  • Frontier/Midwest (72,339/71,708; 0.9 percent)
  • Air Canada (40,395/32,878; 22.9 percent)
  • Myrtle Beach Direct (35,651/31,194; 14.3 percent)

SkyWest, which began operations at the airport in December of 2009, reported 72,325 passengers. Airlines that reported decreases in traffic for 2010 were US Airways (2,139,094/2,296,561; 6.9 percent); Southwest (1,493,254/1,509,547; 1.1 percent); Continental (513,978/524,058; 1.9 percent); USA 3000 (17,518/108,456; 83.8 percent).

For December 2010, airport traffic showed a 4.1 percent increase compared to December 2009 (662,324/636,067; 4.1 percent), with nine airlines reporting increased passenger figures. Those airlines are:

  • US Airways (172,093/168,715; 2.0 percent)
  • Southwest (129,870/118,210; 9.9 percent)
  • Delta (109,148/101,095; 8.0 percent)
  • United (66,312/65,699; 0.9 percent)
  • Continental (43,291/42,970; 0.7 percent)
  • American (40,924/34,308; 19.3 percent)
  • JetBlue (19,714/14,984; 31.6 percent)
  • Air Canada (3,016/2,320; 30.0 percent)
  • Myrtle Beach Direct Air (1,060/945; 12.2 percent)

It is the ninth consecutive month commercial scheduled traffic has shown an increase at the airport.

“An improving economy, more airline choices and lower air fares all combined for a positive 2010,” said Bradley D. Penrod, Executive Director and CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority. “For three consecutive quarters, traffic has increased, which resulted in a gain for the year. The airlines have added service and the customers are taking advantage of it.”

 


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