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Airline Flight # Gate Arriving From Time Status
Delta 1334 B14 Atlanta 8:55 AM On Time
JetBlue 1481 A4 Boston 8:47 AM 8:50 AM
United 4838 B1 Newark 9:48 AM On Time
US Airways 5354 A6 Charlotte 8:45 AM On Time
US Airways 4041 A7 New York-LGA 9:20 AM On Time
US Airways 4792 A8 Philadelphia 8:58 AM 9:33 AM

Departures

Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
American 3234 A5 Chicago-O'Hare 8:05 AM On Time
American 96 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 7:15 AM On Time
American 4365 A1 Miami 7:45 AM On Time
Delta 2625 B14 Atlanta 5:45 AM Departed
Delta 1961 B15 Atlanta 7:00 AM On Time
Delta 1673 B12 Atlanta 8:00 AM 8:30 AM
Delta 1334 B14 Atlanta 9:35 AM On Time
Delta 5571 B12 Boston 6:55 AM On Time
Delta 5189 B10 Detroit 6:20 AM On Time
Delta 5026 B12 Minn/St. Paul 8:45 AM On Time
Delta 5909 B12 New York-JFK 6:00 AM On Time
Delta 4905 B12 New York-LGA 6:45 AM On Time
JetBlue 382 A2 Boston 6:30 AM On Time
JetBlue 1482 A4 Boston 9:23 AM On Time
JetBlue 1169 A4 Orlando 8:25 AM On Time
Southwest 491 B13 Atlanta 6:10 AM On Time
Southwest 350 B11 Orlando 7:00 AM On Time
United 4288 B1 Chicago-O'Hare 7:22 AM 7:40 AM
United 2008 B3 Chicago-O'Hare 8:56 AM On Time
United 4339 B4 Houston 7:58 AM On Time
United 4374 B1 Newark 6:15 AM On Time
United 4510 B2 Newark 7:03 AM On Time
United 3422 B2 Washington-IAD 6:00 AM On Time
US Airways 1997 A6 Charlotte 6:55 AM On Time
US Airways 5354 A6 Charlotte 9:20 AM On Time
US Airways 4041 A8 New York-LGA 6:00 AM Departed
US Airways 4027 A7 New York-LGA 9:45 AM On Time
US Airways 4025 A8 Philadelphia 5:45 AM Departed
US Airways 4002 A8 Philadelphia 7:45 AM On Time
US Airways 4792 A8 Philadelphia 9:23 AM 9:55 AM

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Capital Region Airport Commission Reports July 2009 Passenger Traffic for Richmond International Airport, Favorable USDOT Fare Findings

Airport's Traffic Decline Slimmest of 2009, USDOT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) 1st-Quarter 2009 Air Fare Data Shows Domestic Decreases at RIC Among Nation's Largest

August 25, 2009

Richmond International Airport, VA - August 25, 2009

News Facts:

  • At the monthly meeting of the Capital Region Airport Commission, Richmond International Airport (RIC) today released passenger traffic data for July 2009. Total passenger traffic decreased 1.8% versus the same month a year ago, with the airport reporting 308,984 passengers (compared to 314,521 in July 2008).
  • US Airways was the airport's market share leader for the month, with 24.0% of passenger traffic, followed by Delta Air Lines at 22.8%. American Airlines, AirTran Airways, and JetBlue Airways rounded out the top five at RIC in July. Four air carriers, led by JetBlue (+14.2%), reported passenger traffic growth for the month.
  • The USDOT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported that domestic air fares dropped 9.1% in the first quarter of 2009 from the fourth quarter of 2008, the biggest quarter-to-quarter drop on record.
  • According to the BTS, among the top 100 airports, Richmond (RIC) had the 3rd-largest average domestic fare decrease, with 1st-quarter 2009 fares down 16.6% vs. 1st-quarter 2008 (Cincinnati reported the greatest decrease, -16.8%, for the same period).
  • A separate measure of fares, the BTS's Air Travel Price Index (ATPI), showed RIC had the largest year-over-year decrease, -14.5%, among the US's top air travel markets. Notably, RIC was ranked as the top ATPI market for decreases from the 1st-quarter 1995 to the 1st-quarter 2009 with a fare decrease of 9.6%.
  • For 1Q2009, the average roundtrip fare from RIC, $302.07, was below the national average of $314.94.

Supporting Quotes:

  • "The USDOT's reports show the value of heightened competition for an air travel marketplace," said Kim Scheeler, CEO of the Greater Richmond Chamber. "Via the Chamber's Air Service Task Force and Chamber membership at large, we have worked overtime to support all airlines - including newer entrants like AirTran and JetBlue - that have made an investment in the Greater Richmond Region."
  • "As we work with companies across the country and around the globe that could someday call the region home, we love being able to tell our story," said Greg Wingfield, President of the Greater Richmond Partnership, "including the evolution of Richmond International Airport. The terminal complex is totally transformed into a modern, attractive facility and air fares are ‘on par' or lower than average domestic fares."
  • "With tireless support from the region's business community, increased airline options have yielded better fares for all RIC travelers," said Jon E. Mathiasen, AAE, President and CEO of Richmond International Airport. "Moreover, the Capital Region Airport Commission has made every effort to offer one of America's most convenient airports, from the highway to the jetway, and to honor a commitment to keep costs, rates and charges competitive for our air carrier partners."

Supporting Resources:

About Richmond International Airport (RIC)

Richmond International Airport is the gateway for Virginia's Capital Region. For more information about RIC, please visit our Web site at www.flyrichmond.com.


CONTACT:

Capital Region Airport Commission
Troy M. Bell, CM
(804) 226-3022
tbell@flyrichmond.com


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